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Pakistan army: 8 soldiers killed in tribal region

By Thu, Oct 30, 2014 9:54AM UTC Pic: AP.

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s army says eight soldiers have been killed during an operation in the country’s Khyber tribal region.

3 rebels and an army officer killed in Kashmir

By Wed, Oct 29, 2014 7:55PM UTC Supporters of anti-Indian group Jammatud Dawa rally against India, as fighting in Kashmir between India and Pakistan continues. Pic: AP.

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — An Indian army official says three suspected rebels and an army officer have been killed in a fierce gun battle near the heavily militarized line of control dividing Kashmir between India and Pakistan.

Bangladesh Islamist party chief sentenced to death

By Wed, Oct 29, 2014 6:56PM UTC Bangladeshi security personnel stand guard outside a special war crimes tribunal ahead of a verdict for Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami, in Bangladesh. Pic: AP.

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special tribunal in Bangladesh has sentenced the head of the country’s largest Islamist party to death for his role in the deaths of thousands during the nation’s independence war against Pakistan in 1971.

India slides in gender equality global ranking

By Tue, Oct 28, 2014 2:44PM UTC Members of a women's self-help in Madhya Pradesh. Photo: mckaysavage (Flickr 3.0)

NEW DELHI (AP) — A global report shows Indian woman still face some of the world’s worst inequality in access to health care, education and work, despite years of rapid economic growth.

Pakistani military says jets kill 33 militants

By Tue, Oct 28, 2014 6:10AM UTC

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s army says military jets and helicopters have destroyed nine hideouts of militants in two separate airstrikes killing 33 militants in an ongoing offensive in the North Waziristan tribal region.

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