NEW DELHI (AP) — Nearly 100 million women across Asia have “disappeared” because of a huge and growing gender gap that has fatally deprived them of access to health care and food. This has led to widespread abortions of female fetuses, according to a U.N. report released on March 8.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India again successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable missile on Sunday, Feb. 7, that can hit targets across much of Asia and the Middle East, a defense ministry press release said.
Fame, fortune, and scandal were the driving forces behind the endless news coverage of Jackson. Readership of Jackson news shot up when a Los Angeles coroner ruled the singer’s death a homicide after lethal levels of the anesthetic propofol, combined with two other sedatives, were found in his system.
URUMQI, China (AP) — China charged Akmal Shaikh with smuggling drugs and executed him on the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 29. But family and acquaintances say the 53-year-old Briton, originally from Pakistan, was mentally unstable and was lured to China from a life on the street in Poland by men playing on his dreams to record a pop song for world peace.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — An Indian police agency investigating the deaths of two women in Kashmir said Dec. 14 that they drowned and were not raped and killed as alleged by locals, a ruling likely to further fuel anti-India sentiment.
On the day to remember the terror of 9/11, the war it spawned in Afghanistan sowed fresh divisions.
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Lawmakers in a devoutly Muslim Indonesian province voted unanimously that adulterers can be sentenced to death by stoning, just months after voters overwhelmingly chose to throw conservative Islamic parties out of power.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Kashmir’s first election since a wave of deadly protests against Indian rule swept through the disputed region has resulted
More than 170 people were killed and about 300 were wounded in a series of attacks on several of Mumbai’s landmarks
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Voters cast their ballots in the fifth phase of state elections in Indian Kashmir on Saturday, Aug. 13, as scattered clashes between protesters and government forces left one person dead.