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Rohingya women sold as sex slaves in Bangladesh

Girls as young as 13 abducted by traffickers as aid agencies raise concerns over the safety of women in refugee camps.

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Gunmen attack Peshawar Agricultural Training Institute

Several also wounded in attack at Agricultural Training Institute in Peshawar, claimed by the Pakistani Taliban.

Agriculture Institute in Peshawar

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Pope Francis utters the word 'Rohingya' after criticism

Francis meets Rohingya refugees in Dhaka after coming under fire for failing to mention them in a speech in Myanmar.

Francis shakes hands

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Aung San Suu Kyi: What we know about 'the Lady'

Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, Aung San Suu Kyi has drawn condemnation for her handling of the Rohingya crisis.

Aung San Suu Kyi

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Pope meets Suu Kyi, fails to mention Rohingya in speech

Pontiff alludes to suffering of Rohingya but avoids directly referring to ethnic group in visit to Myanmar.

Pope meets Suu Kyi

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Pope Francis to meet leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar is listening closely to see if Francis will use the word 'Rohingya' on Myanmar soil.

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Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

The pontiff who has earlier spoken against military atrocities is under pressure not to use the word Rohingya.

Pope Francis

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Pakistan calls in army to end anti-blasphemy protests

Government orders troop deployment after clashes between anti-blasphemy protesters and police leave over 170 injured.

anti-blasphemy protests

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Myanmar, Bangladesh sign Rohingya return deal

Bangladesh signs deal with Myanmar to return hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled recent army crackdown.

Rohingya return

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US: Myanmar attacks on Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

Rex Tillerson accuses Myanmar's security forces of perpetrating 'horrendous atrocities' against the Muslim minority.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

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BJP politician puts bounty on Deepika Padukone's head

A regional BJP leader offers reward of $1.5m for beheading actress and director of Bollywood period drama Padmavati.

Deepika Padukone

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