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Indian government considering death penalty for child rapists

The Indian government said Friday it is looking to introduce the death penalty for child rapists after nationwide outrage over the

Dozens of Rohingya come ashore in Indonesia

About 80 Rohingya in a wooden boat arrived in Indonesia Friday, officials said, the latest batch of the vulnerable minority to

YouTube video reunites Indian man with family after 40 years

 

An Indian man missing for 40 years was to be reunited with his family on Thursday after a YouTube video

Fears for Rohingya as first rains flood Bangladesh camps

 

The first rains of the year have flooded parts of the crowded Rohingya camps in Bangladesh, aid workers said Thursday,

Muslim nomads see rape as new sign of hostility in India

 

The Muslim nomads who lead their goats, cows and horses up and down the Kashmir hills have never felt at

India court fines media for naming rape victim

An Indian court on Wednesday ordered 12 media companies to pay $15,000 each to a compensation fund for victims of sexual

Muslims flee village at centre of India’s rape crisis

There are no Muslims left in the village of Rasana, which has become a symbol of India’s rape crisis after the

Rape-killing of seven-year-old heightens Indian outrage

The body of a seven-year-old girl who had been raped and strangled was found in India Tuesday, compounding outrage over a

Pakistan tees up first Asian Tour golf event in 11 years

Pakistan will host its first golf tournament with the Asian Tour in 11 years, organisers announced Tuesday, as international sports gradually

Group accused of gang raping, killing Indian girl plead not guilty

Eight men accused of raping and murdering an eight-year-old girl pleaded not guilty Monday to the horrific crime that has sparked