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25 school children hospitalized following wasp attack in Sri Lanka

2017-01-24

Twenty five school children were hospitalized after being attacked by wasps in northern Sri Lanka's Pudukuduirippu, on Tuesday, police said.

Jallikattu: New Tamil Nadu bill backs India bullfights

2017-01-24

The southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu has passed a new bill to allow a controversial bull-taming festival.

Pakistan vegetable market bomb kills 20 and injures 40

2017-01-23

At least 20 people have been killed and 40 wounded after a bomb exploded at a vegetable market in northwest Pakistan.

India Andhra Pradesh train crash leaves 39 dead and scores injured

2017-01-23

At least 39 people have been killed and dozens injured after a train derailed in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, officials say.

Death toll in India train derailment rises to 39

2017-01-22

​The death toll in the derailment of a passenger train in India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh rose to 39, railway officials said Sunday.

41 militants killed, 25 injured in Afghanistan in past 24 hrs

2017-01-22

​At least 41 militants were killed and 25 others injured after Afghan army, police and intelligence agency personnel launched wide-scale operations against insurgents' hideouts within the past 24 hours, said a statement of Afghanistan's Defense Ministry Sunday.

32 killed, 55 injured in train derailment in southern India

2017-01-22

At least 32 people were killed and more than 55 others injured after a passenger train derailed in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh late Saturday night, a senior railway official said Sunday.

Pakistan may face more pressure from U.S.-Indian ties after Trump took office

2017-01-21

Pakistan is expected to face more pressure from U.S.-Indian ties what some experts here said will be strengthened in the near future as Donald Trump was sworn in as the new U.S. president on Friday.

Airstrike kills 4 IS militants in E. Afghan province

2017-01-20

A total of four militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) group were killed after aircrafts pounded the armed outfit's positions in Achin district of the eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Thursday, local media reported Friday.

At least 24 children killed when bus, truck collide in India

2017-01-20

A truck loaded with sand collided with a school bus early Thursday, killing at least 24 young children in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police said.