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Kabul mosque attack toll jumps to 32 dead, 41 wounded – officials

(UPDATED) An attacker 'entered the mosque in Police District 13 of Kabul city... (and) opened fire on worshippers,' Kabul Crime Branch chief General Mohammad Salim Almas says, describing the gunman as a suicide bomber

(UPDATED) An attacker 'entered the mosque in Police District 13 of Kabul city... (and) ...

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Kabul mosque attack toll jumps to 32 dead, 41 wounded – officials

Emergency workers manage to rescue 3 of the workers from the collapsed 60-year-old, ...

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Building collapse in south India kills 8

The indictment comes ahead of a general election due by the end of 2018, in which ...

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Pakistan court indicts ex-PM Sharif for corruption – official

Last year's unprecedented pollution disaster saw heavy smog hover above the capital for ...

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Delhi braces for pollution 'airpocalypse' as smog looms

(UPDATED) The Taliban claims the more deadly of the two assaults, a coordinated attack on ...

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Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 71 in attacks on Afghan security forces

(UPDATED) The boat was carrying an estimated 50 people when it went down in the estuary ...

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Ten drown as Rohingya boat sinks off Bangladesh

'Majority of them said they lost one or both parents in the violence in Rakhine,' says ...

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14,000 lone children among Rohingya refugees – Bangladesh

An estimated 536,000 refugees have crossed since August 25, fleeing violence in western ...

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Bangladesh tightens security at India border over Rohingya fears

Freed hostage Joshua Boyle says his children are exploring their new home in Canada but ...

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Freed hostage says Taliban faction murdered his baby, raped wife

The leader of the world's Catholics will visit both Myanmar and Bangladesh on a highly ...

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Pope to visit Myanmar as anti-Rohingya hatred seethes