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India's Supreme Court rules sex with...

India's Supreme Court rules sex with...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 11 2017

India's 2011 census showed child marriage had declined marginally from a decade earlier but more than...

Muslims flee Rajasthan village after...

Muslims flee Rajasthan village after...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 11 2017

Government authorities had sent paramilitary forces to the area but the Muslims, fearing clashes, refused...

UN: Army in systematic bid to drive...

UN: Army in systematic bid to drive...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 11 2017

The investigation broadly outlines an army-led campaign to erase the Rohingya's connection to their homeland...

Hunger and poverty trap Rohingya trying...

Hunger and poverty trap Rohingya trying...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 11 2017

'If we stay here we will starve. We have nothing,'

School a rare sanctuary for traumatised...

School a rare sanctuary for traumatised...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 11 2017

Of the 520,000 Rohingya who have arrived in recent weeks, 290,000 are children

Pakistan tribesmen demand abolition...

Pakistan tribesmen demand abolition...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

The seven tribal districts in FATA - Bajaur, Khyber, Kurram, Mohmand, North Waziristan, Orakzai and South...

Afghan-Pakistan border villages brace...

Afghan-Pakistan border villages brace...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

In recent years, several populist leaders have advocated building walls to curtail movement of foreigners,...

Pope to meet top Buddhist monks in Myanmar,...

Pope to meet top Buddhist monks in Myanmar,...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

Francis will be the first pope to visit Myanmar and the second to visit Bangladesh, where Pope John Paul...

Myanmar takes first step towards calming...

Myanmar takes first step towards calming...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

The Rohingya had pinned hopes for change on Suu Kyi's party but it has been wary of Buddhist nationalist...

UNHCR prepares for new influx of Rohingya...

UNHCR prepares for new influx of Rohingya...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

Around 11,000 Rohingya entered Bangladesh by land on Monday, according to the Border Guard...

Rohingya insurgent ceasefire ends in...

Rohingya insurgent ceasefire ends in...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

The government offensive in the north of Rakhine State has sent some 520,000 Rohingya civilians fleeing...

UNHCR readies aid amid fresh refugee...

UNHCR readies aid amid fresh refugee...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 10 2017

Since the violence started in northern Rakhine state in late August, nearly 520,000 refugees have sought...

Red Cross to drastically cut Afghan...

Red Cross to drastically cut Afghan...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Operations gradually resumed over the summer, but last month, a Spanish Red Cross physiotherapist working...

Indian forces kill Kashmir militant...

Indian forces kill Kashmir militant...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Kashmir has been divided between India and Pakistan since the end of British rule in 1947. Both claim...

India court bans firecracker sales ahead...

India court bans firecracker sales ahead...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Last November, about a million children were forced to stay home from school, thousands of workers reported...

Rohingya children continue to be at...

Rohingya children continue to be at...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Aid agencies have set up safe spaces in Kutupalong camp, colourful rooms or outside areas, where women...

Segregation fans fears of fresh cleansing...

Segregation fans fears of fresh cleansing...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Buddhist community leaders in Myebon have also blocked international aid agencies from reaching the camp,...

Five dead in attack targeting Shias...

Five dead in attack targeting Shias...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Two men on a motorbike attacked a vehicle carrying four Shia vegetable sellers as it left the provincial...

New surge of Rohingya flee Myanmar citing...

New surge of Rohingya flee Myanmar citing...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Some new arrivals spoke of bloody attacks by Buddhist mobs on people trekking towards the border

Indian court commutes death sentences...

Indian court commutes death sentences...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accused of turning a blind eye to the violence

Couple in Nepal's 'first transgender...

Couple in Nepal's 'first transgender...

Uncategorized

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Despite the changes, some activists say members of the LGBTI community continue to live in the shadows...