News, features, and special reports from South and Central Asia. Covers countries and territories in the Indian sub-continent; Afghanistan; and the countries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
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American climber dies on Everest, Indian missing

The 50-year-old American mountaineer died close to the Balcony, a small platform above the 8,000-meter mark considered the 'death zone'

The 50-year-old American mountaineer died close to the Balcony, a small platform above ...

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American climber dies on Everest, Indian missing

One of the alleged Islamists took to Facebook to profess his innocence while urging ...

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Bangladesh 'militants' surrender after Facebook plea

Deputy police superintendent Animesh Nathani said the attackers were angered by a ...

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Indian villagers kill 6 men over kidnapping rumor

Zomato's chief technology officer Gunjan Patidar says customers' financial information ...

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Hackers steal 17 million users' data from restaurant app Zomato

'Four attackers, who entered the RTA building this morning, have been killed,' government ...

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Suicide bombers storm Afghan state broadcaster

The child told authorities she was repeatedly raped by her stepfather, but a newspaper ...

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India allows abortion for 10-year-old rape victim

The child, who was often left at home while her mother went out to work on construction ...

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Indian girl, 10, seeks abortion after rape

The concrete wall fell on guests who had taken shelter from violent rain in a tin shack

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Wall collapse kills 24 at Indian wedding

The troops are needed to train local forces, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says

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NATO mulls sending thousands more troops to Afghanistan

'Technical teams of both countries will use GPS and Google Maps as well as other means to ...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan to use Google Maps to settle border row