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5 Haqqani militants killed in Afghan raid

Five militants of Haqqani militant group were killed in an Afghan Air Force-led airstrike in Afghanistan's Paktika province, the country's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

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35 killed in Afghan Shia mosque attack

At least 35 people were killed and more than 70 others wounded after two explosions ripped through a Shia mosque in Afghanistan's Gardez city on Friday, the media reported.

India condemns Indian national's killing in Afghanistan

The government on Thursday expressed "deep anguish" at the killing of an Indian national, along with two of his colleagues working in an international company in Afghanistan, and condemned the incident in the strongest terms.

1 killed as militants attack government office in Afghanistan

One assailant was killed and 11 people were injured when an explosion and ensuing gunfire rocked a government office building in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city, officials said.

Afghanistan, not India, will be Imran Khan's priority until 2019

Even before elections in Pakistan had taken place, the media which articulates the Western establishment point of view, like the Economist, had already declared it a "flawed election"; it even screamed "foul play" which the "khaki umpire" (read the Army) had rigged.

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Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency

If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor . 

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Bangladesh, ADB sign deal for rural road network

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bangladeshi government have signed an agreement for $200 million in loans to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.

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