The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has expressed deep concern over the fate of seven Rohingya Muslim men deported from India to Myanmar despite warnings they could face persecution in their country of origin.
UN concerned over India’s deportation of Rohingya to Myanmar
Pakistan opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif has been arrested on charges of graft corruption related to a low-cost housing scheme in Punjab province, according to Pakistani officials.
Pakistan's opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif arrested for graft
India will buy nine million barrels of Iranian oil in November, two industry sources said, indicating that the world's third-biggest oil importer is to continue purchasing crude from the Islamic Republic despite US sanctions coming into force on November 4.
India to keep buying Iranian oil despite US sanctions
Indian police have sent seven Rohingya Muslim refugees to the border to be deported after they fled violence and persecution in Myanmar.
India to deport seven Rohingya refugees amid UN condemnation
Indian police on Tuesday fired teargas and used water cannons to halt and scatter a march by thousands of protesting farmers heading for the capital New Delhi to demand better prices for their produce.
Police fire teargas to disperse Indian farmers
A South Korean minister says that North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons, in Seoul’s first public comment about the size of the North’s arsenal.
North Korea has up to 60 nuclear bombs: Seoul
More than 1,200 people are now known to have died in the quake-tsunami that smashed into Sulawesi, Indonesia said Tuesday, as police pledged to clamp down on looting by survivors taking advantage of the chaos.
Indonesia clamps down on looting as disaster toll tops 1,200
North and South Korean troops began removing some of the land mines planted at their heavily fortified border on Monday, Seoul officials said, in the first implementation of recent agreements aimed at easing their decades-long military standoff.
Two Koreas begin removing DMZ mines to ease military tensions
A powerful typhoon has pounded Japan's mainland after injuring dozens on outlying islands, bringing transport grinding to a halt and triggering warnings of fierce winds, torrential rain, landslides and floods.
Powerful typhoon pounds Japan, dozens injured

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