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Qatar is failing to tackle the abuse of migrant workers, Amnesty International warns, six months after work began on the World Cup 2022 stadiums.
The BBC's Yogita Limaye visits a hospital in Bilaspur where women after recovering after undergoing botched sterilisation surgery in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.
Russia agrees to build up to eight nuclear reactors in Iran, as a deadline approaches for agreement in talks on curbing Iran's nuclear programme.
Cultivation of opium poppies in Afghanistan hits new record levels in 2014 as Nato pulls out combat troops.