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The murder by a Hindu mob of a Muslim man rumoured to have slaughtered a cow has thrown a spotlight on the hardline, polarising agenda of some followers of Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi, undermining his promise of development for all.
SEOUL - Agence France-Presse
North and South Korea on Oct.5 moved a step closer to a rare reunion for families separated for decades by the Korean War by exchanging a list of candidates for the event this month.
KABUL - Agence France-Presse
NATO special forces have reached Kunduz to support Afghan troops after the Taliban seized the strategic northern city, the military coalition said on Sept.30.
KABUL - Reuters
Police and residents said Afghan government forces had regained control of most of the besieged city of Kunduz on Oct.5, and some shops in the centre of the provincial capital opened for the first time since it fell to Taliban fighters a week ago.
BEIJING - Reuters
Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first state visit to Britain next month, the British government said on Sept. 29, 10 years after the last such visit by a Chinese president
Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres denied that Taliban fighters were firing from its hospital at Afghan and NATO forces before a suspected U.S. air strike killed at least 19 people in a battle to oust the Islamist insurgents from an Afghan city.
Afghan forces clashed with Taliban fighters in Kunduz on Sept. 29 as the government launched an operation to retake the centre of the northern city, the first provincial capital to fall to the insurgents since their movement was toppled 14 years ago
Afghan forces retook control of the strategic northern city of Kunduz on Oct.1 after a three-day Taliban occupation that dealt a stinging blow to the country's NATO-trained military.
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan - Agence France-Presse
The Taliban Sept. 28 seized half of an Afghan provincial capital, sending panicked residents fleeing as the hardline Islamists for the first time breached a major city since being ousted from power in 2001
BANGKOK - Agence France-Presse
The ethnic Uighur accused of planting a bomb at a Bangkok shrine has admitted involvement in the deadly attack, his lawyer said on Sept.30, reversing earlier denials of a confession.
TOKYO – Agence France-Presse
Not one Japanese company applied for a subsidy program aimed at promoting more women to senior jobs, an official said Sept. 28, an embarrassing blow for Tokyo’s push to boost the economy with female workers
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