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* Bangkok bomb: Thai police arrest man over Erawan blast

Aug 29 (BBC) Police in Bangkok say they have arrested a man in connection with a bomb that killed 20 people in the Thai capital nearly two weeks ago. The man, a foreigner, was arrested in Nong Jok on the outskirts of Bangkok, a police spokesman said.
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* Malaysia protests against PM Najib Razak draw thousands

Aug 29 (BBC) Tens of thousands of Malaysians are protesting in the capital Kuala Lumpur and elsewhere, calling for Prime Minister Najib Razak to step down over a financial scandal. Protesters are angered by a $700m (455m) payment made to his bank account from unnamed foreign donors.
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* MSF charity accuses Bollywood film Phantom of 'endangering staff'

Aug 28 (BBC) Aid charity Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) says it is taking legal action over a Bollywood film it claims could endanger its staff in conflict zones. MSF says the film Phantom depicts an aid worker for a "confusingly similar" fictitious organisation using a weapon - which its employees would never do.
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* Arrest warrant issued for Yousaf Raza Gilani

Aug 28 (Reuters) A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, in a case alleging millions of dollars of graft in a trade development scheme, a security official said. The same day, another senior figure in the opposition Pakistan People's Party (PPP) was accused in court of financing terrorism after being arrested the previous day. The PPP accuses its enemies of waging a smear campaign through the courts.
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* India-Pakistan border clashes: UN team visits Sialkot village to observe damages

Aug 29 (Dawn) KARACHI- A three-member observer team of the United Nations (UN) visited the Working Boundary at Kundanpur village in Sialkot on Saturday to review damages caused by firing at the border, said a report published on Radio Pakistan. At least 11 civilians eight Pakistanis and three Indians were killed and several others wounded on Friday
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* Australian visa crackdown plan cancelled after outrage

Aug 28 (BBC) Australia's border protection agency has sparked outrage with a snap announcement it would carry out visa checks on the streets of Melbourne. Australian Border Force (ABF) said its officers would be checking for visa fraud as part of a general crime crackdown involving several agencies.
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* At least six Pakistanis killed in Indian shelling

Aug 28 (Dawn) SIALKOT- At least six Pakistani civilians were killed and several others sustained injuries as Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) personnel resorted to firing and shelling along the Working Boundary in Sialkot's Charwah, Harpal, Chaprar and Sucheetgarh sectors through early Friday morning, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Earlier reports suggested seven Pakistanis were killed in firing and shelling by Indian forces, however, the military's media wing has confirmed the number as six.
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