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Indian weddings are still sacrosanct. But more couples are changing up traditions, reflecting evolving views on money, gender, and happiness.
The group says it has a list of more than 100 suspected actors in the war crimes that forced 740,000 Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh in 2017.
China plans to fund roads and other infrastructure through Pakistan, but its soft power also increasingly reaches west.
The Darulaman Palace, or “Abode of Peace,” has been destroyed by decades of war. Today it’s being restored, as Afghans look for a brighter future.
The 43-mile pipeline will likely strengthen ties between the two countries, free up border traffic, and bring fuel at affordable costs to Nepal.
Pushpa Nagaraj has volunteered as a scribe for hundreds of students with visual impairments in India, helping them navigate an exam-based system.
India is poised to become the world’s next economic colossus. But the culturally diverse country faces several challenges that could stifle its rise.
India's government will soon release a citizenship list in the state of Assam it hopes will stop unchecked immigration but could exclude millions.
India’s decision to revoke Kashmir’s special status and statehood has prompted a week of curfews, barbed wire, and confusion.
Hindu nationalists have launched new leadership programs for educated urban youth, designed to foster qualities that combat corruption.
Widescale arrests and communications blackout in Kashmir by Indian security forces has prompted Pakistan to suspend rail service and diplomatic ties.
The annexation of Kashmir Monday marked a victory for the Hindu nationalism of Prime Minister Modi's party. The bid faced few obstacles in Parliament.
India revoked Kashmir's special status Monday, declaring the territory under its control. Pakistan says it will step up efforts to stop the order.
China's largest city has rolled out a campaign to boost recycling and compost. Garbage must be sorted by wet, dry, recyclable, and hazardous waste.
Protesters Thursday called for the resignation of Georgia's parliamentary speaker and foreign minister, in addition to changes in election law. Georgia and Russia each blame the other for the violent protests sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker.
When we think of refugees, we often think of hardship and dependency. One refugee’s story turns that perception on its head.
Record-breaking heat has driven many of India’s well-heeled into the comfort of air conditioning. But not everyone enjoys that luxury.
Japan has promised $1.2 billion to support economic and infrastructural development as well as its own businesses in Bangladesh.
India’s national elections are a logistical feat, stretched over 39 days. On Thursday, the country learns if PM Narendra Modi has won a second turn.
Taiwan's acceptance of gay and lesbian relationships began in the 1990s to help Taiwan stand out in Asia as an open society. Friday's vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including taxes, insurance, and child custody benefits.
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