• Monday, May 20, 2019
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Fights to end polio, contain Ebola made...

Fights to end polio, contain Ebola made...

World

Wed, May 15 2019

Last year 973 attacks were reported on health workers in nearly two dozen conflict-ridden countries

As India votes, parties court farmers...

As India votes, parties court farmers...

South Asia

Sat, May 11 2019

A mix of extreme weather, spiraling operating costs and plunging food prices has thrown millions of India's...

Kashmir's Muslim clerics to focus on...

Kashmir's Muslim clerics to focus on...

South Asia

Thu, May 9 2019

Local Muslim leaders said they wanted to use the holy month to highlight the challenges facing women...

Runaway Saudi sisters leave Georgia...

Runaway Saudi sisters leave Georgia...

Middle East

Wed, May 8 2019

Maha, 28, and Wafa al-Subaie, 25, started an online campaign to find a safe haven in April after arriving...

Fearing death, runaway Saudi sisters...

Fearing death, runaway Saudi sisters...

Middle East

Wed, Apr 17 2019

The women, in their 20s, said they had arrived in the former Soviet republic of Georgia and needed help...

V20 seeks cheaper access to climate...

V20 seeks cheaper access to climate...

World

Sat, Apr 13 2019

The V20 countries, together with development banks announced plans for new financial instruments aimed...

Climate change threatens 1 in 3 Bangladeshi...

Climate change threatens 1 in 3 Bangladeshi...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 5 2019

More than 19 million children live in the most disaster-prone districts of low-lying Bangladesh

Dozens of Bangladeshis trafficked to...

Dozens of Bangladeshis trafficked to...

Oceania

Tue, Mar 26 2019

About 101 migrants who arrived in the Pacific island nation over the course of the last two years say...

Protests erupt after sexual assault...

Protests erupt after sexual assault...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 14 2019

Outrage increased after police said the footage was part of wider plot by a group of men to befriend...

UK launches global fund to help end...

UK launches global fund to help end...

Europe

Mon, Mar 4 2019

It is estimated that half of all women and girls in poor countries are forced to use rags, cloths, grass...

India forest dwellers to fight mass...

India forest dwellers to fight mass...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 25 2019

A growing population and increasing demand for industrial projects are placing greater stress on land...

India's Kumbh Mela steps up anti-trafficking...

India's Kumbh Mela steps up anti-trafficking...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 12 2019

Religious congregations are an integral part of Indian culture but are becoming dangerous places for...

Elephants face 'time bomb' in Bangladesh...

Elephants face 'time bomb' in Bangladesh...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, Feb 7 2019

After about 730,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar into Bangladesh 18 months ago and set up camp, they realised...

Indian police rescue 180 Nepalis in...

Indian police rescue 180 Nepalis in...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 6 2019

Most of the 183 people rescued so far had either flown to India from Nepal or travelled by road

Refugees in West Bengal get land titles...

Refugees in West Bengal get land titles...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 29 2019

There are an estimated 150,000 families in the eastern state's refugee colonies

A decade after war ends, Sri Lankan...

A decade after war ends, Sri Lankan...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 25 2019

About 30,000 acres of land is still held by security forces in Mullaitivu

Venezuelan migrants surge into Colombia...

Venezuelan migrants surge into Colombia...

Latin America

Fri, Jan 25 2019

Every day, 35,000 to 40,000 Venezuelans had been crossing the bridge into Colombia

Britain unveils 'landmark' laws against...

Britain unveils 'landmark' laws against...

Europe

Tue, Jan 22 2019

The proposed new laws will for the first time set a legal definition of domestic abuse to include economic...

Bangladesh lends land to islanders as...

Bangladesh lends land to islanders as...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 15 2019

22 acres of fallow land in Hatiya sub-district have been divided up between 45 families who have each...

Saudi women to be told of divorce by...

Saudi women to be told of divorce by...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 7 2019

In recent years women in Saudi Arabia have been allowed to enter sports stadiums for the first time,...

In rare move, Indian state to return...

In rare move, Indian state to return...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 27 2018

About 660 disputes over land have stalled hundreds of projects and forced millions of people from their...