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SIGAR report puts Afghan security deficiencies in focus

Trump and Ghani hold talks in New York as report says US approach to Afghanistan lacked 'whole of government approach'.

Trump and Ghani

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Buddhist protesters block aid to Muslim Rohingya

Mob in Myanmar blocks relief supplies while fatal road accident hits truck carrying food to refugees in Bangladesh.

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

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Trump urges 'strong and swift' UN action for Rohingya

In strongest US response yet, vice president says violence against Muslim minority sowing 'seeds of hatred and chaos'.

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India: Rohingya Muslims have 'terror' ties

In court case on expelling 40,000 Rohingya, home ministry cites secret evidence showing links to armed groups.

Demonstrators in New Delhi

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Two Rohingya children, woman killed in aid stampede

Aid agencies report deaths and say in separate incident local Bangladeshis arrested for charging for food and land.

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Narendra Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam

Prime minister inaugurates India's biggest dam on his 67th birthday, ignoring warnings from environmental groups.

Sardar Sarovar Dam

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Roadside bomb kills tribal officials in Pakistan

At least seven people have been killed in an explosion in the tribal area of Bajaur agency in northwest of the country.

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Bangladesh restricts movement of Rohingya refugees

Police issue order prohibiting more than 400,000 Rohingya refugees from leaving areas designated by the government.

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Voting concludes in key Pakistan by-election

Former Pakistani prime minister's wife Kulsoom running for office of vacated seat in poll seen as political barometer.

Security

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Pakistan's Sharif faces key by-poll after dismissal

Ousted Prime Minister's wife Kulsoom running for office of vacated seat in poll seen as political barometer.

Kulsoom Nawaz

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UN: Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh exceeds 400,000

Bangladeshi leader seeks global help as Rohingya Muslims continue to flee Myanmar, overwhelming Bangladesh.

Rohingya exodus

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A regional BJP leader offers reward of $1.5m for beheading actress and director of Bollywood period drama Padmavati.

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