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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Millions in India gather for world's largest religious event

More than 100 million devotees over the next 48 days are converging in India's sacred rivers during the Kumbh Mela

More than 100 million devotees over the next 48 days are converging in India's sacred ...

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Millions in India gather for world's largest religious event

In a grim message, the militants vow to carry out more attacks in the city in direct ...

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Taliban claim Kabul truck bomb attack, warn more to follow

Afghan talent show singer finds fame as Justin Trudeau's double

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Afghan talent show singer finds fame as Justin Trudeau's look-alike

Khizar Hayat, a 55-year-old former police officer, was diagnosed with schizophrenia in ...

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U.N. experts urge Pakistan not to execute mentally ill prisoner

The conservative country's media regulator complains that 'bold themes' are being ...

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Pakistan bans 'bed scenes' and 'intimate moments' from TV

'The villagers have been involved in this business for decades with no government control ...

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30 killed in gold mine collapse in Afghanistan

UK nationals are advised to 'monitor media reports closely, remain vigilant, and avoid ...

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Britain warns about travel to southern India after temple unrest

One person has died and more than 270 others have been injured since Wednesday, when ...

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Violence rages over Indian flashpoint temple

An officer of the West Bengal Zoo Authority says: 'Two camera-fitted drones, 4 trained ...

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Sachin, the runaway leopard in India, eludes dragnet of drones, elephants

Clashes are reported across the state after the two women activists, escorted by police, ...

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1 dead, 15 injured after women enter flashpoint India temple