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TN assembly adjourned after speaker walks out

The Tamil Nadu legislative assembly has been adjourned to 1 pm after Speaker Dhanpal who was heckled by the

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North Korean man arrested over killing of Kim Jong-nam

A North Korean national has been arrested over the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother, Malaysian police

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Sufis return to Sehwan shrine in defiance of ISIL

Islamabad and Karachi – Sufi devotees have returned to their shrine in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province less than a day

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IS attack in Pakistan kills dozens

A suicide attack in a popular shrine in southern Pakistan has killed at least 72 people, police say. The

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Edapaddi Palanisami as CM

Edapaddi Palanisami took over as the 13th chief minister of Tamil Nadu on Thursday. He was administered the oath

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Thai police raid Dhammakaya temple in hunt for wanted monk

Thai police have entered a Buddhist temple on the outskirts of Bangkok in a bid to arrest a monk

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Indian politician says rapists should be ‘hung upside down and beaten

An Indian politician has claimed rapists should be hung upside down and tortured until their skin comes off –

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Israeli settlement law ‘violates rights and dignity’

Palestinian politicians and human rights groups are warning that a new law passed by the Israeli parliament violates international

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Pending court case may delay Sasikala Natarajan’s oath

A pending court case may stall  the swearing in of Sasikala Natarajan as Chief Minister of the South Indian

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Pakistan and Afghanistanavalanches kill more than 100

Heavy snow and avalanches have killed more than 100 people in Afghanistan and Pakistan. In the deadliest incident, at

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