By Yadana Htun and Tim Sullican The Associated Press YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Twenty-five years later, you can still see the fear in the eyes of the doctors — two young men carrying a schoolgirl, her blouse drenched in blood, through streets where soldiers were brutally crushing pro-democracy protests.
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING, China (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and India have glossed over a recent standoff along their countries’ disputed border in an apparent sign that the incident will not harm future high-level contacts.
By Nirmala George The Associated Press NEW DELHI, India (AP) — The condition of a 5-year-old girl who was allegedly kidnapped, raped, and tortured by a man and then left alone in a locked room in India’s capital for two days has improved, a doctor said Sunday, April 21 as protests continued over the authorities’ […]
By Nirmala George The Associated Press NEW DELHI, India (AP) — For 11 years, the family of a convicted terrorist waited and wondered about his fate as he sat on death row. Two weeks ago, they found out — from television. Mohammad Afzal Guru had been hanged in secrecy in a faraway jail in New […]
By Nirmala George The Associated Press NEW DELHI, India (AP) — Five men pleaded not guilty Saturday, Feb. 2 after being formally indicted in a special court on 13 charges, including rape and murder, in the fatal gang rape of a woman in a New Delhi bus, a lawyer said.
By Nirmala George Associated Press NEW DELHI, India (AP) — Legal proceedings in the fatal gang-rape attack on a student in India’s capital began Monday, Jan. 21, in a fast-track court for crimes against women that has stirred debate over how best to deliver justice to rape victims.
Members from different ethnic groups paid tribute to Nirbhaya, the New Delhi gang rape victim, at a
By Staff The Associated Press NEW DELHI, India — Indian police charged six men with murder on Saturday, adding to accusations that they beat and gang-raped a woman on a New Delhi bus nearly two weeks ago in a case that shocked the country.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Tokyo Heist By Diana Renn Viking, 2012 When Violet Rossi, a lover of all things Japan, finds out her father is commissioned to paint a mural in Tokyo, the 16-year-old is thrilled.
By Jill Lawless The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A mysterious woman in red has caused an international incident at the London Olympics. Indian officials are mystified — and miffed — after an unknown young woman managed to march with the country’s athletes and officials during the opening ceremony Friday night.