South & Central Asia

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.


South & Central Asia

Men will represent women at gathering for national unity – Taliban leader

Men will represent women at gathering for national unity – Taliban leader
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Delhi police arrest Muslim journalist over Twitter post

Delhi police arrest Muslim journalist over Twitter post

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Afghan health official warns of disease outbreak among earthquake survivors

Afghan health official warns of disease outbreak among earthquake survivors
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Afghanistan seeks help for earthquake survivors as aftershock kills 5

Afghanistan seeks help for earthquake survivors as aftershock kills 5

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Afghan authorities scramble to reach earthquake zone, toll at 1,000 dead

Afghan authorities scramble to reach earthquake zone, toll at 1,000 dead
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Afghan quake kills at least 920; toll expected to rise

Afghan quake kills at least 920; toll expected to rise

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Bangladesh military scrambles to reach millions marooned after deadly flooding

Bangladesh military scrambles to reach millions marooned after deadly flooding
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India calls off hundreds of trains as more protests loom over recruitment

India calls off hundreds of trains as more protests loom over recruitment

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Protests intensify over India military recruitment plan, gov’t tweaks scheme

Protests intensify over India military recruitment plan, gov’t tweaks scheme
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Millions stranded as floods ravage parts of Bangladesh, India, more rain forecast

Millions stranded as floods ravage parts of Bangladesh, India, more rain forecast