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S Chandrasekhar: Why Google honours him today

It took over 30 years for the world to recognise Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar's discoveries.

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

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Taliban attack kills dozens of soldiers in Kandahar

Army base targeted by two suicide bombers then overrun by gunmen in hours-long firefight.

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US: Myanmar's military accountable for Rohingya crisis

Forty-three US legislators have urged the Trump administration to reimpose US travel bans on Myanmar's military leaders.

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Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts Sharif

Sharif resigned in July after Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office over an undeclared source of income.

Nawaz Sharif

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Amnesty: Myanmar committed crimes against humanity

Rights group finds evidence Myanmar army targeted Rohingya and committed crimes against humanity in Rakhine state.

Rohingya

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Suicide bombers attack Afghan police training centre

At least 15 killed, dozens wounded as battles rage between security forces and Taliban fighters in Paktia province.

Afghan security forces

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Kyrgyzstan eyes peaceful transfer of power after poll

Presidential challenger Omurbek Babanov appears prepared to concede defeat to rival Sooronbai Jeenbekov.

Electoral officials

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Diwali 2017: When is it and how is it celebrated?

This month, millions of people around the world will celebrate light over darkness.

Diwali 2017

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Sooronbai Jeenbekov set to win Kyrgyz presidential poll

Preliminary results show the outgoing president's chosen candidate winning a surprise outright victory.

Sooronbai Jeenbekov

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Bangladesh: Wild elephants attack Rohingya camp, kill 4

A mother and her three children killed by a herd of elephants in southern Cox's Bazar district, local official says.

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Kyrgyzstan to elect new president in historic poll

Outgoing president Almazbek Atambayev to step down as former prime ministers expected to compete in runoff vote.

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