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Avalanches kill 10 Indian soldiers in Kashmir

At least 14 people killed, including 10 soldiers, in three separate avalanches in Indian-administered Kashmir.

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Time to leave Afghanistan, Taliban tell Donald Trump

Nothing achieved in 15 years of war except bloodshed and destruction, say the Taliban in an open letter to US president.

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TV host Aamir Liaquat banned over 'hate speech'

Media regulator bans popular TV personality Aamir Liaquat after he accused abducted activists of blasphemy.

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Outbreak of H5N1 bird flu at poultry farm in Dhaka

More than 700 Sonali breed birds die after highly contagious H5N1 virus is discovered at Dhaka farm.

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Jallikattu: Two gored to death in bull-taming festival

The incident took place a day after a ban on the controversial sport, known as Jallikattu, was overturned.

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Maryam Safdar named in Panama Papers as beneficiary

German daily publishes leaked documents to support claim that Maryam Safdar is beneficiary of an offshore company.

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Dozens killed after train derails in southern India

At least 36 dead and many others injured after seven coaches are thrown off tracks in southern state.

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Deadly blast rocks market in Pakistan's northwest

At least 22 killed, dozens wounded in a bomb explosion at a vegetable market in Kurram Agency's Parachinar city.

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Kazakhstan confirms H5 bird flu in wild swans

Two swans were found dead in the coastal city of Aktau in the west of the country, Kazakh agriculture ministry says.

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Protests flare in southern India over Jallikattu ban

Thousands protest a ban on an ancient bull-taming festival in Tamil Nadu that animal rights groups say is cruel.

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India school bus crash kills at least 15 children

At least 15 children killed and several others wounded after speeding truck collides with school bus in Uttar Pradesh.

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