Rohingya

Bangladesh seeks to repatriate 3,000 Rohingya to Myanmar

Joint exercise led by the UNHCR to determine if Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar's offer to return home.

Bangladesh seeks to repatriate 3,000 Rohingya to Myanmar

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India's Moon probe enters lunar orbit

The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft enters lunar orbit in one of the trickiest aspects of its historic mission to the Moon.

India's Moon probe enters lunar orbit

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Fake social media accounts targeted Hong Kong protesters

Hundreds of accounts originating in China were aimed at undermining the pro-democracy movement.

Fake social media accounts targeted Hong Kong protesters

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan general accused of war abuses appointed army chief

Shavendra Silva has denied allegations, but rights groups see his appointment as undermining reconciliation efforts.

Sri Lankan general accused of war abuses appointed army chief

Afghanistan

Blasts hit Afghan city Jalalabad on independence day celebrations

At least 66 wounded in as many as 10 explosions in Jalalabad as country marks 100th anniversary of its independence.

Blasts hit Afghan city Jalalabad on independence day celebrations

Asia

India's Kerala struggles to recover from devastating floods

More heavy rain is expected in many parts of India after Kerala bore brunt of devastating floods.

Kashmir

'Manufacturing normalcy': Kashmir schools remain empty

Vacant classrooms in crisis-hit Indian-administered Kashmir as primary schools reopened after two-week lockdown.

'Manufacturing normalcy': Kashmir students stay away from schools

Asia

Afghanistan marks 100 years of independence from British rule

President Ashraf Ghani planned a large celebration, but it was postponed following a suicide attack at a wedding on Saturday.

Afghanistan

'Maximum carnage': Kabul wedding attack leaves families mourning

Survivors say they are devastated as wedding hall organisers look to beef up security following the deadly ISIL bombing.

'Maximum carnage': Kabul wedding attack leaves families mourning

Asia

Kashmir: Indian forces accused of firing pellets at civilians

Fire from pellet guns used by the Indian forces has allegedly blinded some Kashmiris, including children and women.

Afghanistan

Afghanistan promises to crush ISIL after wedding attack

Afghan president pledges to avenge loss of civilian lives after suicide attack by ISIL killed more than 60.

President Ghani promises to crush ISIL after Kabul wedding attack

Afghanistan

Afghanistan halts independence festivities after wedding massacre

Debate over marking 100th year of independence had been intensifying even before Kabul blast saw celebrations postponed.

Afghanistan halts independence festivities after wedding massacre

Asia

Afghan wedding blast: Families grieve after suicide attack

With 63 killed and nearly 200 injured, this was the deadliest explosion in Kabul in more than 18 months.

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Ex-Malaysia Airlines workers still struggling to make ends meet

Some of the 6,000 workers who were laid off after the MH370 and MH17 disasters are still searching for work.

Ex-Malaysia Airlines workers still struggling to make ends meet

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Kashmir crisis: Residents unable to afford food

Traders estimate 25,000 people have been affected on both sides of Kashmir.