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Video shows moment Taliban bomb hit Afghanistan parliament

All Afghan MPs are safe but 18 civilians were injured

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Malaysia charges nine transgender women using 'anti-cross-dressing law'

Human Rights Watch calls for law prohibiting cross-dressing to be abolished after Islamic court fines nine Muslim transgender women

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Toyota's Father's Day advert shows 'both sides' of father-daughter relationship

'Heartwarming' video tells (mainly car-related) incidents in daughter's life from her father's perspective... and then re-tells them from hers

Bikram Choudhury has inspired masses of yoga students

International Yoga Day controversy as India is accused of pushing 'Hindu agenda' on Muslims

A Hindu politician has suggested that Muslims offended by yoga should "go drown in the sea"

A polo match takes place in Chitral

Welcome to Chitral: Where Pakistan’s elite goes to play

Foreign tourists may be staying away, but this town in the lush Hindu Kush has become a popular destination for the country’s growing middle class

Circular saw blade slices into car after falling off truck, Chongqing, China - 17 Jun 2015
The car with the circular saw blade sticking out of it 17 Jun 2015

Driver cheats death on Chinese motorway as huge saw blade cuts into car bonnet

The blade bounced down the road after falling off a truck

Yemen Crisis: UN issues fresh aid appeal as 3,000 cases of dengue fever confirmed

The World Health Organisation estimates 80 per cent of the population need humanitarian aid

Yulin dog meat festival: Business 'booming' despite international outcry over cruel tradition

Animal rights activists reported seeing dogs strung up, bloodied and blow torched

Nepal earthquake: Unicef fears rise in child trafficking in the post-earthquake chaos

They warned that child abusers, exploiters and traffickers are taking advantage of the chaos in Nepal to step up their activities

Toxic alcohol has now killed mroe than 70 people in India. What is the reason for the country's drinking problem?

Bootleg liquor is widely consumed across the country where it is sold extremely cheaply, with a local litre of spirit costing rthe equivalent of 13p

Members of Farkhunda’s family including her father (far right) at their home in Kabul

Farkhunda Malikzada: Murdered Kabul woman's family afraid to leave house as killers are released

After a peddler at a Kabul shrine falsely accused Farkhunda of burning a Koran, a mob attacked her as police watched

Kim Jong-un claims to have cured Aids, Ebola and cancer with single miracle drug

The Northern Korean dictator has made some spectacular claims about scientific advances in the country

Delhi government announces new student loan scheme - to mixed responses

Student group says the move will only benefit private universities and banks

Hospital staff working in the isolation ward in Thailand where the 75-year-old man is being treated for Mers

Mers in Thailand: First case of virus confirmed

A 75-year-old man from Oman, who travelled to Bangkok on Monday, is infected with the virus

Toxic alcohol kills 33 in India

Bootleg liquor is common in some areas of India where local laws restrict alcohol consumption

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