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Nepal criminalises isolation of menstruating women

Nepal’s parliament Wednesday criminalised an ancient Hindu practice that banishes women from the home during menstruation.

Many communities in Nepal view

Nearly 60,000 evacuated after China quake kills 19

China on Wednesday evacuated nearly 60,000 people in its mountainous southwest after a strong earthquake killed at least 19, rattling a

Qatar offers visa-free entry to 80 nationalities

Qatar, isolated by its neighbours in a diplomatic crisis, on Wednesday introduced a visa-free entry programme for 80 nationalities to stimulate

Trump’s limited military options for ‘fire and fury’

President Donald Trump’s threat to unleash “fire and fury” against North Korea marks yet another escalation in the nuclear rhetoric between

Ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort’s home raided in Russia probe

FBI agents seized documents in a raid on a home of former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort last month as the

Transgender US troops sue Trump over ban announcement

Five transgender women in the US military are suing President Donald Trump and the Pentagon over Trump’s recent announcement he would

Sreesanth believes in World Cup miracle after life ban lifted

Indian pace bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth said Tuesday he was dreaming of playing in the 2019 World Cup after a court lifted

Nepal immigration officials trafficking women: report

Immigration officials at Nepal’s international airport are colluding with traffickers to illegally send Nepali women to the Gulf where they are

Pakistan couple slain at wedding in ‘honour killing’

A man killed his own sister and her husband-to-be as they went to register their marriage at a Pakistan court, police

Up to 100 feared dead, thousands injured in China quake: govt

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake rattled southwest China late Tuesday, killing at least five people, with up to 100 feared dead, according to