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Rana Plaza owner jailed for three years over corruption

Sohel Rana found guilty of ill-gotten assets in graft probe following building collapse that killed hundreds in 2013.

Sohel Rana

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Monsoon rains bring Mumbai to a standstill

Flights cancelled, roads blocked and schools closed as country's financial capital records more than 100mm of rain.

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Suicide bomber targets Kabul Bank branch

Entrance to Kabul Bank branch close to US embassy targeted, resulting in at least five deaths, according to officials.

Kabul Bank branch

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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 20 years for rape

Judge pronounces sentence amid high security after conviction sparked deadly riots in northern state of Haryana.

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Indian and China agree on Doklam troop 'disengagement'

India's foreign affairs ministry says country has agreed with China on 'expeditious disengagement' of border troops.

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Taliban suicide bomb attack on Afghan forces kills 13

A suicide bomber detonated explosive-filled car in Helmand as an army convoy passed by, killing soldiers and civilians.

Helmand province

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Rohingya refugees 'forcibly returned' to Myanmar

Rights group asks Bangladesh not to turn away refugees, and slams Aung San Suu Kyi's 'unacceptable response' to crisis.

Rohingya refugees

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Floods kill over 1,200 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by worst monsoon floods in South Asia for years.

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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to be sentenced for rape

PM warns against further clashes after deaths of at least 30 in the streets amid angry protests over guilty verdict.

Panchkula

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Who is Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh?

The flamboyant self-proclaimed Indian guru is awaiting sentencing after being convicted of raping two of his followers.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

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Eight Indian security personnel killed in Kashmir

Day-long fighting triggered as gunmen storm police base in Pulwama town in first major rebel attack in a year.

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

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