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Thousands flee over Bali volcano eruption fears


Thousands living in the shadow of a rumbling volcano on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali fled Wednesday as fears grow

Third journalist killed in India in three months


An Indian soldier shot dead a journalist following a dispute, police said Wednesday, the country’s third high-profile media killing in

Pakistan frees suspected Mumbai attacks mastermind


A Pakistani court Wednesday ordered the release of one of the alleged masterminds of the 2008 Mumbai attacks which killed

Sharapova named in India luxury housing fraud probe

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation in India for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the collapse of a

Pakistan rights group warns of media curbs in restive southwest

A leading rights group warned Tuesday of shrinking press freedom in Pakistan’s troubled southwest a month after a series of media

India’s Rahul Gandhi set to take over as Congress party chief

India’s opposition Congress party will hold leadership elections next month, an official said Monday, amid growing speculation Rahul Gandhi will take

Twenty killed as truck topples onto van in Pakistan

At least 20 people including women and children were killed Monday when a lorry toppled over and shed its load of

Moody’s raises India rating, citing reforms

Moody’s on Friday upgraded India’s credit rating for the first time in more than a decade, citing economic reforms introduced under

Human trafficking ‘rife’ in Rohingya camps: aid agencies

Widowed and alone 21-year-old Umme Kulthum had hoped for a fresh start in Bangladesh, but was forced into prostitution instead, falling

Deadly roads make for bumpy ride in India’s tech hub


It is described as India’s answer to Silicon Valley but the tech hub of Bangalore, known for its start-up culture