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The ancient mysteries of Mustang’s caves

Thanks to regulated tourism, the 10,000 human-built caves in northern Nepal remain relatively undisturbed.

Syrian chemical weapons debate intensifies

A UN team of investigators has said it has not reached "conclusive findings" that chemical weapons have been used by any parties in the Syrian conflict, distancing itself from an earlier statement from one of its members that suggested the likely use of sarin gas by rebels.<p>The UN Commission of …

Deadly blasts rock Pakistan rallies

An attack on a political rally of the Pakistan Peoples Party has killed at least six people and injured dozens more.<p>The explosion, in Lower Dir's Baba Gam village on Tuesday, is the latest in a string of attacks that have been designed to disrupt the nation's upcoming elections.<p>An IED caused the …

Protests paralyse Bangladesh capital

The government in Bangladesh has cracked down on protests, taking a television station off-air and transferring the man at the head of the group that instigated the deadly protests out of Dhaka under police escort.<p>Allama Shah Ahmad Shafi was taken out of the Hifazat-e-Islam headquarters on Monday …

Dhaka death trap fears follow fatal collapse | Bangladesh

<b>Dhaka, Bangladesh -</b> At the site where the eight-storey Rana Plaza once stood, hundreds of Bangladeshis sifted through the rubble, looking for any sign of life. Thousands more hovered around the spot, gaping at the shocking spectacle. Volunteers tried to peek in from RF Tower, the half-finished …

Elections strike fever pitch in Pakistan | Pakistan

<b>Lahore, Pakistan -</b> Pakistan is heading to the polls in less than a week's time, but electioneering in much of the country has been muted by high levels of violence.<p>The run-up to the polls is being described as one of the bloodiest in recent memory, with recent attacks rocking Balochistan, …

Behind the rise of Bangladesh's Hifazat | Bangladesh

<b>Dhaka, Bangladesh -</b> Founded only a few years ago, Bangladesh's Hifazat-e-Islam ["Protectorate of Islam"] has recently been thrust onto the centre-stage of national politics by an extraordinary set of circumstances.<p>Unlike other outfits that operate here in the capital, Dhaka, the Hifazat group is …

Syria warns Israel after 'latest air raids'

Syria's information minister has said that Israeli air raids against three targets on the outskirts of Damascus "open the door to all possibilities".<p>Omran al-Zoubie's comments in Damascus on Sunday came after an emergency cabinet meeting organised to respond to what a Western source said was a new …

Bangladesh clashes rage over blasphemy law

As violence moves beyond the Bangladesh capital the man at the head of the group that instigated the fatal protests was driven out of Dhaka under police escort.<p>Allama Shah Ahmad Shafi was taken out of the Hifazat-e-Islam headquarters in Dhaka on Monday before being put on a plane to the second city …

Afghan-Pakistani border tension flares again

Cross-border clashes between Afghan and Pakistani security forces have broken out for the second time in three days, escalating tensions between the two countries, officials have said.<p>Afghan officials said Monday's crossfire started after Pakistani troops tried to repair a gate on the border in the …

UN: No clear proof of Syria chemical arms use

A UN team of investigators into rights abuses in Syria has stressed there is no conclusive proof of either side in the conflict using chemical weapons, despite a team member's claims to the contrary.<p>"The Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic wishes to clarify …

Deadly bombing targets Pakistan poll rally

At least 25 people have been killed and scores wounded after an explosion during an election rally in Kurram Agency for a Pakistani political party.<p>A Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) candidate, Munir Orakzai, is thought to have survived the bomb attack, which happened on Monday.<p>A government administrator …

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