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Supreme Court rejects bid to ban Bollywood's Padmaavat

Fiction film featuring a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler to screen after court rejects right-wing groups' challenge.

Padmaavat

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Bus fire kills 52 Uzbeks in Kazakhstan

Bus en route to Russia bursts into flames in Kazakhstan's Aktobe region, killing 52 Uzbek citizens.

Aktobe region

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HRW: BJP leaders publicly promoting Hindu supremacy

Rights group says Hindu supremacy promoted by India's ruling BJP party, which encouraged violence against Muslims.

Hindu activists protest

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Asma, four, 'raped, strangled to death' in Mardan

Body of girl named as Asma found in sugarcane field in northwest as country reels from rape and murder of Zainab Ansari.

Mardan

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Myanmar police opens fire on demonstrators killing many

Seven people have been killed and 12 injured by Myanmar police when it opened fire on demonstrators with live bullets in Rakhine State.

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Rohingya refugees to return 'within two years

UN refugee agency says the repatriation deal must guarantee protection of Rohingya upon return to Myanmar.

Rohingya refugees

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Kashmir: Four Pakistani soldiers killed by Indian fire

War of words heats up in disputed Kashmir region after Indian army chief threatens cross-border military operation.

Indian army soldier

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Defence, trade and Bollywood: Netanyahu visits India

Indian PM receives Netanyahu at the airport as the Israeli leader begins six-day trip to cement closer ties.

Netanyahu and Narendra Modi

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'Beyond comprehension': Myanmar admits killing Rohingya

Rights group calls for independent investigation as army acknowledges soldiers killed 10 Rohingya.

Rohingya

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Concerns over 'illegal' detention of Indian Dalits

Indian activists have raised concerns at the 'illegal' detention of hundreds of Dalits.

Dalit protests

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Parents of raped and murdered girl, 7, seek justice

Parents of a seven-year-old girl in Pakistan found dead after being raped seek justice from government and judiciary.

Zainab's father

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