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Family freed from 'Haqqani captivity' in Pakistan

Couple and three young children were reportedly held by Haqqani network after abduction five years ago in Afghanistan.

Haqqanis

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Rohingya not native, Myanmar army chief says

Powerful general says the Rohingya were brought into the country by British colonialists.

rohingya-child

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Cholera vaccination campaign kicks off in Rohingya camp

At least 900,000 doses of the vaccine are mobilised, making the campaign one of the largest in the world.

Rohingya refugees

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Indian troops and rebels killed in Kashmir gun battle

At least two security personnel and two fighters killed in a battle in Bandipora area of Indian-administered Kashmir.

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Army offensive aimed at 'preventing' Rohingya return

Army action that forced half a million Rohingya to flee began before August 25 attack on police post, according to UN.

Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh

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Red Cross 'drastically reduces' presence in Afghanistan

The aid agency's decision to downsize its activities comes after series of fatal attacks targeted its staff.

The ICRC

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Two die, scores missing as Rohingya boat capsizes

Rescue operation under way after boat overcrowded with people fleeing Myanmar violence sinks on its way to Bangladesh.

Rohingya Muslims

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Deadly blast hits shrine in Pakistan's Balochistan

Officials expect the death toll to rise following the explosion in Jhal Magsi district in central Baluchistan.

Jhal Magsi

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Rajasthan farmers sit neck-deep to protest land deal

Hundreds of farmers near Jaipur city partially bury themselves in pits to protest against 'forceful' land acquisition.

Rajasthan farmers

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UN: Myanmar violence may be 'crimes against humanity'

UN rights experts urge Myanmar to 'vigorously prosecute cases of violence' against Rohingya women and children.

Rohingya have fled Myanmar

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Rohingya deportation: Supreme Court hears arguments

Top court asks the government and the Rohingya petitioners to present arguments on October 13 in the case.

Rohingya deportation

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