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  • Sri Lanka police arrest father for sharing beer...
    on July 17, 2018 at 7:11 pm

    Sri Lankan police on Tuesday arrested a father on suspicion of feeding beer to his one-year-old son after being caught on social media, a police spokesman said. […]

  • Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan kill at...
    on July 17, 2018 at 1:41 pm

    Islamic State fighters attacked the house of a Taliban commander in the northern Afghan province of Sar-e Pul on Tuesday, killing at least 15 people as they were attending a prayer ceremony, the provincial governor's office said. […]

  • In parched Afghanistan, drought sharpens water...
    on July 17, 2018 at 5:36 am

    Rafiqullah Dawoodzai says his fields were too dry to sow crops this year, the first time he has skipped a growing season in more than 40 years. The 60 acres he farms lie along the banks of Afghanistan's Helmand river, but the country lacks the infrastructure to use its waters for large-scale […]

  • U.S. general says remarks on Afghan peace talks...
    on July 17, 2018 at 3:01 am

    The NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan on Tuesday rejected reports its commander General John Nicholson had said the United States was ready to join direct negotiations with the Taliban, saying his comments were "mischaracterised". […]

  • Three Rohingya from same family killed by...
    on July 16, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    A truck overturned in a Bangladeshi refugee camp for Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar on Monday, killing at least four refugees, three from the same family, police said. […]