Muslim-majority Bangladesh has long been a bulwark against Islamist radicalism. That appears to be making it a growing target.
The increasing possibility of a Trump presidency is feeding nations’ worries about everything from the continuation of their trade deals to military ties with the US.
Six people were killed in clashes between soldiers and angry mobs demanding government benefits in a northern Indian state, officials said.
The demands for the student's freedom in the Indian capital were met by mobs of Hindu nationalists, including many lawyers, attacking students and accusing them of being anti-Indian.
A harsh winter, an energy blockade, and delays to $4 billion in foreign aid have taken a toll, nine months after an epic quake. Nepal's new government says help is on the way.
The report by Iranian state television said the drone flight occurred on the third day of the naval exercise, suggesting it happened Friday.
The Nepali government has yet to rebuild a single permanent house or school destroyed in the April 25 quake, the country's worst natural disaster in eight decades.
Taliban insurgents killed 28 people and wounded hundreds in an assault on a government security agency in the capital, Kabul.
William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of York, visited the Taj Mahal 14 years after his mother, Princess Diana, to wrap up their week-long trip to South Asia.
Curriculums that appear to sanction bigotry are now standard in K-12 government-approved schools. Leaders of the Sunday bombing in Lahore first attended such schools.
A spokesman for the Muslim group that claimed to carry out the Easter attack said Christians were targeted deliberately. Four questions about the community.
Prime Minister Sharif says he has local militants under control. But a suicide bomb killing 72 in Lahore, mostly women and children, suggests another story.
A breakaway Taliban group, known as Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, said it targeted Pakistan's Christian community. But most of the 70 dead and 300 wounded in Lahore were Muslims.
A firefighter works to put out a blaze at the old Mount Vernon mill complex early Thursday in Tallassee, Ala. The fire destroyed the vacant mill that once produced items for the Confederate Army.
Pakistanis observed a day of nationwide mourning Thursday following the brazen attack by Islamic militants who stormed a university the previous day.
At least 20 people were killed and 23 were wounded Wednesday in the assault at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda before the four gunmen were slain and the military declared an end to the siege.
In Thailand, the Issara Institute gives freed workers money, instead of services, and a chance to make their own choices again. Part 12 of a series on ending human trafficking.
Since 2001, the number of cars in New Delhi has doubled to nine million. Air pollution has also soared, prompting a 15-day trial for reducing cars on the roads based on plate numbers.
Shortly after the attack, a spokesman for the militant Jamaat-ul-Ahrar group, which split from the Pakistani Taliban two years ago, claimed responsibility for the bombing.
Gen. Raheel Sharif of Pakistan and senior Afghan officials have agreed to meet with US and Chinese officials early in the new year to discuss peace-relates issues.'
A retreat by NATO-trained Afghan forces in Kunduz this fall came after more than a decade of military operations against the Taliban. Many recognize the need to include the group in any political settlement.
Foreign missions in the US that abuse their domestic staff are increasingly being held to account under anti-trafficking laws. Part 9 in a series on solutions to labor trafficking.
ISIS ambitions for Afghanistan seem focused on setting up what it calls "Khorasan Province," taking the name of an ancient province of the Persian Empire.
IS is not about to displace the Taliban. But with IS jobs going for $500 per month and propaganda aimed at youth, the group represents a challenge to its Islamist rival.
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