Indian Gang-Rape Victim Suffers Acid Attack From ‘Same Men’

Two men who were accused of gang-raping a woman have allegedly attacked her with acid after being released on bail. According to police, the woman accuses the two men, plus a third unidentified person, of throwing acid on her on...

Myanmar’s De Factor Leader Aung San Suu Kyi To Miss UN Debate

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to miss a key United Nations debate next week amid growing criticism from across the globe of her handling of a crisis involving the Rohingya Muslim minority. The United Nations has...

10-Year-Old Indian Rape Victim – Uncle Not Father Of Baby

The case of the 10-year-old girl who gave birth to a baby girl last month has been reopened after forensic tests revealed that her baby's DNA samples did not match those of her uncle who is charged with raping...

Dalai Lama Says Buddha Would Help Rohingya Muslims

The Dalai Lama criticised Buddhist nationalist attacks on Burma's Rohingya ethnic minority, whilst the United Nations slams the government for “textbook ethnic cleansing”. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, said that Burma seemed to be carrying out...

Hurricane Irma Destroys Sir Richard Branson’s Island Home

Sir Richard Brandon says that Hurricane Irma has destroyed or badly damaged most of the buildings and vegetation on his Caribbean island, Necker. The business magnate says he has visited the nearest islands to Necker and has seen "first-hand how...

Pakistan Birth Rate ‘Disaster In Making’ As Population Reaches 207 Million

A new national consensus shows that the population has grown by 57 per cent since 1998, reaching 207.7 million and making Pakistan the world’s fifth-most-populous country. Pakistan now ranks behind China, India, the United States and Indonesia. The annual birth-rate, while...

US Shuts Down Pakistan’s Habib Bank Over Terror Link Concerns

Pakistan’s Habib Bank has had its New York office shut down by United States banking regulators after nearly 40 years, for apparently repeatedly failing to heed concerns over possible terrorist financing and money laundering. New York banking officials said Pakistan’s...

MP’s Urge Government To Help Myanmar Muslims

MP’s have called for the government to help end the violence in Myanmar which some say amounted to the “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims. It is thought that, since 25th August, more than 123,000 Rohingya people have fled the Rakhine...

Police Investigate Deaths of Newborns At Indian Hospital

Indian police are investigating the deaths of 49 children who died at a hospital In Farrukhabad, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. At least 30 children are thought to have died from "perinatal asphyxia", a condition caused by reduced oxygen...

Couple Fly From India To US To Beat Daughter-In-Law

Florida police say a couple flew 8,000 miles (13,000km) from India to the United States to help their son “discipline” his wife. 67-year-old Jasbir Kalsi and his 62-year-old wife Bhupinder Khalsi reportedly travelled from the Punjab region of India to...