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Indian Prime Minister's Hindu nationalist party succumbed to a regional party in Delhi's legislative assembly elections on Tuesday. The stunning victory by the "common man's" party is seen as a response to India's new citizenship law.
Major shootings are rare in Thailand but the nation's worst mass shooting that killed 29 people over the weekend by a distraught soldier has prompted soul searching in the southeast Asian country of 69 million that sees its military as a protector.
Homosexuality remains taboo in Nepal but the 2021 survey will help LGBTQ Nepalis access social services and inform minority group quotas, advocates say.
After fleeing religious persecution in Myanmar, Rohingya children are increasingly vulnerable to human traffickers. Access to education will give the 10,000 children living in world's largest refugee camp hope for the future, advocates say.
Indian Muslim brides and grooms stand in line to register themselves during a mass marriage ceremony for more than 80 couples of various religions in Kolkata, India, Feb. 14.
Kashmir experienced a months-long internet blackout after the state’s special status was revoked, with news frequently reduced to rumors.
The court tells Myanmar to report continually on what measures the country has taken to comply with the order. Displaced Rohingya refugees laud order.
The Taliban agreed Sunday to a temporary cease-fire in Afghanistan, as a step towards a peace deal that could allow the U.S. to bring home its troops.
Thousands of Indians are demonstrating against a citizenship law widely seen as anti-Muslim, and a threat to the country's secular democracy.
India’s new citizenship law strikes at the core of individuals’ sense of self and security, and the country’s core democratic principles.
The law, which creates a path to citizenship based on religion but excludes Muslims, has sparked student protests and violent clashes with police.
Critics say the bill could undermine the secular foundations of India's democracy. The government says it will protect non-Muslims from persecution.
India's cabinet sent a bill to parliament that would grant Indian citizenship to non-Muslims minorities in neighboring countries based on religion.
Air pollution has become so toxic in New Delhi it triggered a public health emergency this week, closing schools and limiting the number of cars on the street.
Thousands have been arrested in Kashmir since August, when the Indian government stripped the partially autonomous region of its special status.
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