A renowned Indian Deobandi seminary issued an Islamic ruling last week declaring photography 'sinful.' But the derisive reaction of many Indian Muslim point to waning influence.
A New Delhi court caps one of India's highest profile trials, sentencing four men to death for the murder and gang rape of a medical student.
The men were convicted on all counts against them, including rape and murder. They are expected to receive the death penalty.
Hindus and Muslims in India rioted over the weekend, killing at least 31, and sparking fear of a return to communal violence.
2nd Lt. Niloofar Rhmani recently became Afghanistan's first female pilot in three decades. But even as she and other women break barriers, many are concerned about life after the 2014 drawdown of Western forces.
More nuclear material remains at the former Soviet nuclear test site in Kazakhstan, but collaboration between the US and Russia has locked down most of it.
Kazakhstan's industry has skyrocketed in the past 10 years. But what could that mean for the environment?
For the first time ever, the Treasury Department puts sanctions on a madrasa. Its administrator denies the charges, but says it won't hurt the school financially.
The law was hurriedly passed after rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, who advocated for the legislation, was assassinated. Some Hindus claim it violates religious freedom.
The Indian rupee and the Bombay stock exchange are falling fast. In only a couple years, India went from 10 percent growth talk to barely 5 percent growth.
The former Pakistani military leader Pervez Musharraf was charged on Tuesday in connection with the 2007 killing of the former prime minister.
One organization is working to give young Tibetans the training they need to get jobs.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called for a 'new beginning' with India on Kashmir.
In a country where many struggle to access basic health services, a new telehealth service could provide Pakistanis the medical help they need.
Though Iran has been sponsoring projects in Afghanistan for years, Afghans have grown skeptical of their neighbor's intentions.
After the Taliban's ouster in 2001, thousands of Afghans found high-paying jobs in Kabul. As Westerners leave ahead of 2014, many Afghans' new middle-class lifestyle may be in danger.
India just approved the formation of Telangana. Opponents are concerned about its impact on Hyderabad, which is a hub for information technology companies like Google.
Mamnoon Hussain, a leader of the ruling party, will succeed President Zardari. The vote follows May's historic transfer of power from one civilian government to the next.
A $200 million dam project will divert water from Iran. Afghan officials say they have no plans to negotiate water rights with Iran.
President Hamid Karzai and top ministers have appeared on 'Open Jirga,' giving Afghans a rare taste of accountability.