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32 killed, 55 injured in train derailment in southern India


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


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


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


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.

Jallikattu: Thousands protest at India bullfighting ban


Thousands of people in India's southern Tamil Nadu state are protesting against a ban on bullfighting.

Army troops kill 6 IS militants in E. Afghan province


​Up to six militants of the Islamic State (IS) militant group were killed and four others wounded after Afghan army personnel launched an operation in the country's eastern province of Nangarhar, a military statement said on Wednesday.

Freezing weather claims 4 lives in N. Afghan province


Snowfall and chilly weather have claimed the lives of four persons in Wakhan district of Badakhshan province with Faizabad as capital, said Ahmad Nawed Frotan, spokesman for the provincial government, on Wednesday.

Pakistani right-wingers cry ‘blasphemy’ to muzzle liberals


A virulent social media campaign to paint five disappeared Pakistani activists as blasphemers deserving execution has spotlighted how right-wing efforts to muzzle liberal voices using the country’s draconian laws have found a powerful new platform online.

India teenagers die taking selfies with train


Two teenagers have died while taking selfies on railway tracks in the Indian capital, Delhi.

Teenagers taking selfies on rail tracks smashed by train in India


​Two teenagers were crushed to death in Indian capital New Delhi by a speeding train while they were busy posing for selfies at a railway track, officials said Tuesday.