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Afghan Taliban capture crucial town of Sangin
Government forces retreat as the district headquarters fall to militants after a year-long battle.
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:18:00 GMT

Japan school: Donation row grows for PM Shinzo Abe
The head of a controversial nationalist school says he did give money towards it despite his denials.
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:40:39 GMT

Air India files complaint as MP boasts of beating steward
Ravindra Gaikwad says he hit the airline steward with a slipper after being denied business class.
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:02:25 GMT

Sewol disaster ferry raised in South Korea after three years
The Sewol sank on 16 April 2014 killing 304 people, almost all school children on a trip.
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:04:53 GMT

India meat crackdown leaves butchers concerned
Slaughterhouses have been shut in Uttar Pradesh after the nationalist BJP won state elections there.
Publ.Date : Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:17:25 GMT