Many residents in Kathmandu spent a sleepless night outside after Saturday's 7.8 magnitude earthquake that left over 2,200 dead and toppled iconic city monuments. Amid large aftershocks, international aid is starting to arrive in Nepal.
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake, centered in the densely populated Kathmandu Valley, killed at least 688 people in Nepal, and others in India, Tibet, and Bangladesh. The quake triggered a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.
The celebrated Rafi Peer troupe got featured at this year's Lahore literary festival, after surviving Islamist bomb attacks. But civil society and free expression in Pakistan may still be measured as one step forward and two back.
Founded by a former Green Beret, the Free Burma Rangers train ethnic minorities to run their own humanitarian missions in war-torn regions. Myanmar has reached a tentative peace deal with ethnic insurgent groups.
Arvind Kejriwal and his upstart “Common Man's Party" won almost complete control of Delhi's legislative assembly last month. But will the new chief minister be able to deliver on his lofty campaign promises?
The March 14 attack at a convent in West Bengal was initially treated as a robbery. Christian groups say the attackers intended to violate the elderly nun and allege a hate campaign by Hindu nationalists.