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Pakistan to provide free healthcare...

Pakistan to provide free healthcare...

South Asia

Sat, Jan 4 2020

Prime Minister Imran Khan said his government was 'taking responsibility' for trans people, who...

Use of facial recognition in Delhi rally...

Use of facial recognition in Delhi rally...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 30 2019

It was the first time the technology - which is increasingly deployed in airports, offices and cafes...

Nepal cracks down on illegal 'menstrual...

Nepal cracks down on illegal 'menstrual...

South Asia

Fri, Dec 27 2019

The system was banned in 2005 in the Himalayan nation but it remains in practice in some remote areas...

Missing from India's citizenship law:...

Missing from India's citizenship law:...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 24 2019

'Many were sent by the British as indentured labourers on Sri Lankan tea plantations, and hoped for...

Indian states propose land rights amid...

Indian states propose land rights amid...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 23 2019

India is not a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention, which spells out refugee rights and state responsibilities...

Backlash against migrant workers in...

Backlash against migrant workers in...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Dec 18 2019

Most people in the three nations Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand have limited knowledge about and increasingly...

Push for climate-damage fund set to...

Push for climate-damage fund set to...

World

Thu, Dec 12 2019

As the two-week negotiations began in early December, aid groups called for a financing facility to be...

Amnesty: Climate change tops list of...

Amnesty: Climate change tops list of...

Climate Change

Tue, Dec 10 2019

Pollution ranked second and terrorism third among global worries

UN: Tech, climate change creating new...

UN: Tech, climate change creating new...

World

Mon, Dec 9 2019

The UNDP report said climate change will fuel inequality as it hits developing countries, many with limited...

Deaths prompt Nepal to offer cash to...

Deaths prompt Nepal to offer cash to...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 4 2019

Campaigners say few are punished as victims rarely file complaints against their own family members

3 Bangladeshi women exploited, Singapore...

3 Bangladeshi women exploited, Singapore...

Bangladesh

Tue, Nov 19 2019

'The conviction of the first labour trafficking case underscores our commitment to combat human...

Oraons lose jobs as mango-mad farm owners...

Oraons lose jobs as mango-mad farm owners...

Nation

Wed, Nov 13 2019

Kujur, a member of the Oraon ethnic minority, lost her job and now struggles to support her family

Sri Lankan politicians promise sanitary...

Sri Lankan politicians promise sanitary...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 9 2019

The focus on women and LGBT+ issues echoes a similar trend in neighbouring India, where it was driven...

Mass surveillance fears as India readies...

Mass surveillance fears as India readies...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 7 2019

Likely to be among the world's biggest facial recognition systems, the government contract is due...

In India, gods 'flex their muscles'...

In India, gods 'flex their muscles'...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 7 2019

India is officially secular - religious rights are protected - and many Hindus complain of government...

Facebook a 'megaphone for hate' against...

Facebook a 'megaphone for hate' against...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 31 2019

The United Nations warned of rising hate speech on social media in India's northeastern Assam state...

Abused Bangladeshi helps struggle for...

Abused Bangladeshi helps struggle for...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 31 2019

Bangladesh is one of the world's biggest labour-exporting countries with about 700,000 people finding...

4 million slum dwellers in Delhi to...

4 million slum dwellers in Delhi to...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 25 2019

The plan to regularise Delhi's unauthorised settlements had been floated for more than a decade

Baby found buried alive highlights India's...

Baby found buried alive highlights India's...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 15 2019

A couple, who went to bury their newborn at a grave after she died in hospital, discovered the youngster...

Delhi hawkers to be free from threat...

Delhi hawkers to be free from threat...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 10 2019

Vendors selling everything from snacks and tea to toys and clothes are a common sight in India's...

Where are the world's stateless...

Where are the world's stateless...

World

Mon, Oct 7 2019

The UN refugee agency is hosting a major intergovernmental meeting in Geneva on Monday to assess progress...