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Rajasthan farmers sit neck-deep to protest land deal

Hundreds of farmers near Jaipur city partially bury themselves in pits to protest against 'forceful' land acquisition.

Rajasthan farmers

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UN: Myanmar violence may be 'crimes against humanity'

UN rights experts urge Myanmar to 'vigorously prosecute cases of violence' against Rohingya women and children.

Rohingya have fled Myanmar

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Rohingya deportation: Supreme Court hears arguments

Top court asks the government and the Rohingya petitioners to present arguments on October 13 in the case.

Rohingya deportation

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Clashes as 'rebels' storm Indian base in Kashmir

Pre-dawn attack occurs at paramilitary camp outside a regional airport in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar.

 Indian policeman

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Mahatma Gandhi on non-violence and democracy

Indians mark the 148th birth anniversary of Gandhi, who preached a message of tolerance and global unity.

the 148th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

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Bangladesh: Myanmar proposes Rohingya refugee return

Foreign minister says a delegation from Myanmar offered to take back hundreds of thousands who fled army violence.

Rohingya Muslims

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Afghan officers killed in 'erroneous' air strike

At least 10 killed and another nine wounded in Helmand province during military operations against the Taliban.

US advisers in Helmand

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Bollywood actor of US descent Tom Alter dies

Son of American missionary parents worked on more than 300 films, including both Hindi and international productions.

Tom Alter

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India: At least 22 killed in Mumbai station stampede

Commuters stampede on a bridge near Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station, killing at least 22 people.

Mumbai's Elphinstone station

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Rohingya: US demands prosecution of Myanmar officials

US ambassador's comments to UN Security Council come as more than 50 Rohingya are missing after their boat capsized.

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Suicide bomb blast near Kabul mosque kills five

Suicide attacker posing as shepherd detonates explosives close to Hussainia mosque in Afghanistan's capital, police say.

Shia mosque

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