Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli fails to win confidence vote in Parliament

Oli's party won a total of 93 votes although it needed 136 votes to save the government.

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Taliban, Afghan forces declare Eid holiday ceasefire

Early on Monday, the Taliban instructed their fighters "to halt all offensive operations against the enemy countrywide from the first till the third day of Eid"

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Pakistan's army chief to meet Afghan president as violence surges

In the past Islamabad has been accused of harbouring the insurgent Taliban

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Aung San Suu Kyi asked to appear in person in court: Lawyer

Suu Kyi has not been seen publicly since the military overthrew her government and detained her on February 1 in a coup

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Thousands suspended at Myanmar universities as junta targets education 

The suspensions come as the resumption of universities after a year closed due to the coronavirus epidemic prompts a new confrontation between the army and the staff and students, who are calling…

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Two separate roadside bomb blasts kill13 civilians in Afghanistan

The attack in restive Zabul province killed at least 11 people left another 28 people wounded just hours before the Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire to mark this week's Eid al-Fitr holiday…

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Body of arrested Myanmar poet Khet Thi returned to family with organs missing

The Myanmar poet who penned the line "They shoot in the head, but they don't know the revolution is in the heart," has died after being detained by police.

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Ahead of trust vote, Nepalese PM Oli urges leaders not to take ‘undesirable’ step against party

In a statement, the PM said, recently ’harmful attempts’ have been made against the party

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India condemns Kabul school blasts, calls for dismantling of terrorist sanctuaries

In a statement, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said India has always supported the education of Afghan youth and remains committed to the progress and development of Afghanistan

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China to create 'line of separation' at Everest summit on COVID fears

Everest base camp on the Nepalese side has been hit by coronavirus cases since late April

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Afghan foreign minister meets ICC prosecutors to discuss war crimes investigation

The ICC is investigating alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Afghanistan since 2003 by all sides in the conflict, including by government forces, the Taliban, other armed…

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Myanmar's junta approves $2.8 billion investment, including gas power plant

Approvals for 15 projects were given on Friday by the Myanmar Investment Commission, according to a statement on the website of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration

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Maldives police: Key suspect arrested in Nasheed attack

The democracy pioneer and climate activist was seriously hurt after a bomb attack in the capital Male on Thursday night that also injured a British national and two others, which police have…

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Five ministers, 25 MPs test COVID-19 positive ahead of Nepal PM’s floor test

Speaking to WION, Nepali Congress leader Padam Narayan Chaudhary said that an 18-member committee will hold a meeting today to arrange a way for the leaders to vote

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Afghan school blast toll rises to 58, families bury victims

The bombing on Saturday evening shook the city's Shi'ite Muslim neighbourhood of Dasht-e-Barchi. The community, a religious minority in Afghanistan, has been targeted in the past by Islamic State…

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