South & Central Asia

Undated handout picture of U.S., Taliban and Qatar officials during a meeting for peace talks in Doha, Qatar. Qatari Foreign…
The Afghan-born U.S. special reconciliation representative, Zalmay Khalilzad, is leading his team at Saturday’s meeting in Doha, the capital of Qatar,
Ayaz Gul
Sat, 12/07/2019 - 04:11
FILE PHOTO: The burns casualty ward of a hospital where a 23-year-old rape victim, who was set ablaze by a gang of men,…
Two suspects in her death were also suspects in her rape, wire report say
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Sat, 12/07/2019 - 03:57
Afghan men light candles for Japanese doctor Tetsu Nakamura, who was killed in Jalalabad in yesterday's attack, in Kabul,…
Nakamura, 73, had dedicated most of his adult life to working in Afghanistan, trying to save lives at times as a physician and at times as a mason, building water canals for people affected by drought
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 22:09
Pakistani journalists take part in a demonstration to show solidarity with the workers of English-language newspaper Dawn, in…
Friday's protest was the second incident this week at the offices of the English-language Dawn newspaper
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 13:00
Map of Kunduz Afghanistan
Fighting comes as US negotiators are preparing to relaunch peace talks with the Taliban in Qatar
Ayaz Gul
Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:40
Supporters of India's main opposition Congress party shout slogans during a protest against the alleged rape and murder of a 27…
Police in southern India have shot dead four men accused of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 02:05
FILE PHOTO: Rohingya refugees stretch their hands to receive aid distributed by local organisations at Balukhali makeshift…
Gambia will ask the International Court of Justice to impose ‘provisional measures’ to protect the Rohingya while the case is heard in full
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 00:18

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