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UN slaps sanctions on 8 linked to ISIL and Al Qaeda
The eight additions to the UN sanctions blacklist include ISIL leaders in Southeast Asia, ISIL affiliates in Syria, foreign fighters from the Caucasus and an illicit money exchange business.
India elects Dalit as president
Ram Nath Kovind, the son of a modest farmer, secured two-thirds of the votes from nearly 5,000 legislators.
Australia to help Sri Lanka fight worst-ever dengue outbreak
The number of infections nationwide is already 38 per cent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed with dengue and 97 died, according to the health ministry
Emirates A380 almost collides with another plane over Mauritius
A smaller plane was forced to veer off course to avoid the world's largest passenger jet over the main airport of Mauritius
The ugly truth of politicising cattle welfare in India
Politicians and vigilante groups have protested that the act of beef hurts the sentiments of the Hindu population, yet the mistreatment of cows in India remains common practice
Indonesia bans local branch of Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir
Hizb ut-Tahrir, which calls for sharia and wants to unify all Muslims into a caliphate, has been operating for decades in Indonesia and has tens of thousands of followers
Thai judge hands down 21 guilty verdicts in major trafficking trial
Some of those found guilty of trafficking were also convicted for taking part in organised transnational crime, forcible detention leading to death, and of rape
Japan doctor practised until months before his death dies at 105
Born in 1911, a year before the Titanic sank, Shigeaki Hinohara was for decades the director and public face of St Luke's International Hospital in Tokyo.
Indonesia parliament speaker denies any wrongdoing in ID-card programme
Setya Novanto, chairman of Indonesia's second-biggest political party Golkar, denied allegations of corruption after media reports named him as a suspect in the 2.3 trillion rupiah loss suffered by the state
Three killed in building collapse in Pakistan's Karachi city
Senior police official Aran Kobra said the dead included a man and his son, who were sleeping at the time of the collapse