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Kashmir car bomb kills dozens; India demands action on militants

Kashmir car bomb kills dozens; India demands action on militants

A suicide bomber rammed a car into a bus carrying Indian paramilitary police in Kashmir, the deadliest attack in decades in the disputed region.

  • by Fayaz Bukhari

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45 nations attend five-day naval exercise in Pakistan
International affairs

45 nations attend five-day naval exercise in Pakistan

Representatives from the navies of 45 nations, including the United States, Britain and Japan, are participating in the exercise.

Pakistani court dismisses petition against Christian's blasphemy acquittal
Pakistan

Pakistani court dismisses petition against Christian's blasphemy acquittal

Supreme Court upheld the acquittal of Asia Bibi, who spent years on death row after being convicted of blasphemy, dismissing a petition filed by Islamists who have called for her execution.

  • by Drazen Jorgic
Malala's new book brings voices of world's displaced to the fore
Asylum seekers

Malala's new book brings voices of world's displaced to the fore

"These girls want to be journalists and teachers and astronauts ... I thought it was crucial we told the stories of these incredible refugee girls."

  • by Miki Perkins
Malala's message needs to be heard by men and boys
Pakistan

Malala's message needs to be heard by men and boys

Malala Yousafzai says if she had been born into an ordinary family, she would be married with children by now.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Planes, ports and satellites - rejected by US, Pakistan cosies up to China
Pakistan

Planes, ports and satellites - rejected by US, Pakistan cosies up to China

With its plan for Pakistan, China is for the first time explicitly tying a Belt and Road proposal to its military ambitions.

  • by Maria Abi-Habib
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'Your job as a human is to welcome them': Malala's disappointment at Australia
Asylum seekers

'Your job as a human is to welcome them': Malala's disappointment at Australia

Malala says Australia's treatment of asylum seekers doesn't match its warm and welcoming nature.

  • by Julie Power
Australian family returns 2000-year-old Buddha bought at a roadside stall
Art

Australian family returns 2000-year-old Buddha bought at a roadside stall

A diplomat's prized work of art returns to the country where he bought it.

  • by Steve Evans
Karachi police kill attackers at Chinese consulate
Pakistan

Karachi police kill attackers at Chinese consulate

Two police officers were killed in a shootout after gunmen stormed the consulate.

Pakistani Christian leaves prison after blasphemy death sentence quashed
Pakistan

Pakistani Christian leaves prison after blasphemy death sentence quashed

The release of Asia Bibi has prompted anger from a hardline Islamist party.

  • by Asif Shahzad and Mubasher Bukhari
Thousands mourn the cleric known as the 'father of the Taliban'
Pakistan

Thousands mourn the cleric known as the 'father of the Taliban'

Maulana Samiul Haq was killed in a knife attack on Friday.