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Sri Lanka warns of looming foreign debt crisis

Officials say former president Mahina Rajapakse relied heavily on China to finance his grand infrastructure projects but many ended up becoming a burden on Sri Lanka's economy

Officials say former president Mahina Rajapakse relied heavily on China to finance his ...

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Sri Lanka warns of looming foreign debt crisis

Hindus consider cows sacred and slaughtering the animals, or possessing or consuming ...

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Muslim beaten to death in India for allegedly killing cow

Separatist groups call for a strike and a protest march to a city square. Main roads ...

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Indian Kashmir shutdown to protest Modi visit

The nearly 30-day halt is the first of its kind in Indian-controlled Kashmir for nearly ...

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India halts Kashmir military operations for Ramadan

'Around 22 percent of the overall mortality burden of females under 5 (in India) is ...

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Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly – study

Winds of over 100 kilometers (62 miles) per hour struck parts of north, east and southern ...

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Wild storms kill at least 70 in India

The assault comes days after suicide bombers and gunmen launched apparently coordinated ...

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At least 6 dead as blasts, gunfire rock Afghan city – officials

(UPDATED) Voting is postponed in one constituency after the discovery of the voting ...

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Voter bribes claimed as key Indian state holds election

'The girl has suffered 70% first-degree burns. There is a chance that she will survive,' ...

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Second India teen raped, set on fire – police

Ahsan Iqbal, 59, is shot in the right arm as he prepared to leave a public meeting in his ...

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Pakistan interior minister recovering after gun attack