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Pakistan arrests Nat Geo's 'Afghan girl'
The green-eyed "Afghan girl", who shot to global fame when a photo of hers was featured on the cover of National Geographic, has been arrested in Peshawar.

IS kills at least 30 in Afghanistan
Thirty people have been killed by Islamic State in Afghanistan's Ghor province, officials say.

Returned fighters dominate Jakarta talks
The danger of returning fighters from Syria and Iraq, as well as the ongoing dispute in the South China Sea has dominated Julie Bishop's talks in Jakarta.

Hyundai Q3 profit slides 10 per cent
The world's fifth-biggest carmaker Hyundai has posted a 10 per cent fall for its third quarter net profit.

Jakarta court to decide on cyanide case
The prosecution has described her as vengeful and narcissistic but Jessica Kumala Wongso, on trial for murder in Indonesia, says she has been vilified.

China recalls 10,000 webcams after hack
Chinese manufacturer Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology Co will recall 10,000 webcams in the aftermath of a cyber attack.

IS claims Pakistan police attack, 59 dead
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on a police academy in the Pakistani city of Quetta, killing 59 people.

Eight Afghan forces die in Taliban attack
At least eight Afghan border police have been killed in attack in the Torkham border area of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province.

Aust man jailed for assaults on Bali girls
Australian man Robert Ellis came to Indonesia on a visa for senior citizens in 2013. Now he has been jailed for 15 years for molesting young girls in Bali.

Asian stocks mixed despite upbeat data
Hong Kong shares have ended slightly lower on Tuesday after mainland markets put up a lacklustre performance.

IS claims Pakistan attack killing 62
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on a police academy in the Pakistani city of Quetta, killing 62 people.

Galaxy Note recall hits S Korea growth
South Korea's third-quarter economic growth has slipped to its lowest level in more than a year, hit by Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 recall.

Myanmar economic zone attracts interest
Phase two of Myanmar's Thilawa Special Economic Zone is set to start, but industrial development comes at the cost of locals moved from their land.

Bomb in Thai south kills one, injures 19
More than 6500 people have been killed in the insurgency by Muslim separatists in Thailand's three southernmost provinces over the past 12 years.

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