Pakistani victim of Christchurch mosque attacks buried in Karachi

Syed Areeb Ahmad was one of nine Pakistani nationals murdered in the New Zealand city earlier the month, when an accused white supremacist gunman killed 50 Muslim worshippers in two mosques.

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Bangladesh says no hurry to relocate Rohingya, in talks with United Nations bodies

Bangladesh wants to move 100,000 of the nearly 1 million Rohingya Muslims sheltered in camps in its southeastern district of Cox's Bazar to the remote island which it has been developing for the…

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Air strike kills 13 civilians, mostly children, in Afghanistan

The strike happened between late Friday and early Saturday in support of ground operations conducted by pro-government forces fighting Taliban militants in the area.

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Pakistan foreign ministry submits proposal to PM Imran Khan to open Sharada temple for Indians

Pakistan foreign ministry has submitted a proposal to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for consultations to open the temple.

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Bill Gates urges Afghanistan and Pakistan to 'get to zero' in polio fight

In a telephone interview with Reuters, Gates was optimistic about the global plan to eradicate the paralysing viral disease but said Afghanistan's conflict and power struggles hamper progress.

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Forced conversions place Pakistani leadership, legislation under scrutiny

Two Hindu sisters were recently allegedly abducted in Sindh on Holi eve, converted to Islam and forcibly married in a dargah.

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After RJP-N, FSF-N warns to quit Oli government in Nepal

Addressing the last parliamentary meeting of the winter session of Lower House of Nepal on Sunday, FSF-N MP, Rajendra Prasad Shrestha warned of walking out of KP Oli-led government if the demands…

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Nepal PM Oli promises to make public report on Terai-Madhesh unrest

Addressing the last day of the current winter session of Nepal Parliament, Prime Minister Oli in his one hour address promised to release the report which was submitted to then Prime Minister Sher…

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Pakistan: Minor Hindu girls approach court, man suspected to have assisted in their wedding held

The two girls, Raveena (13) and Reena (15), were allegedly kidnapped by a group of 'influential' men from their home in Ghotki district in Sindh on the eve of Holi.

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Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: NATO

NATO's Resolute Support mission would not immediately release any details about the soldiers but said they had been killed during an unspecified 'operation' in the country.

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Protestors in Pakistan demand implementation of Child Marriage Restraint Act after two girls 'forcibly' married off, converted to Islam

The protest organised by Interfaith Harmony Peace Forum of Pakistan was attended by a large number of people. 

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Gas explosion kills 16 in Myanmar's remote Wa state: Wa army

Emergency workers could be seen trawling through debris at the explosion site in Mongmaw town in a video posted on Facebook by UWSA spokesman Nyi Rang.

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Air strikes kill dozen Afghans, battle intensifies in Taliban strongholds

The air strikes killed 13 civilians, said Safiullah Amiri, a member of Kunduz provincial council. The casualties included children, said fellow council member Amruddin, who pegged the civilian…

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Sri Lanka opens work on $3.85 billion refinery near strategic port

Ranil Wickremesinghe said Hambantota, a district in Sri Lanka's south which lies on one of the world's busiest shipping lanes, would become a global investment hub with the addition of the oil…

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan orders probe into forced conversion and marriages of two teenage Hindu girls

In a Twitter post in Urdu on Sunday, Information Minister Chaudhry said that the prime minister has asked the Sindh chief minister to look into reports that the girls in question have been taken…

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