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    India Ignores China and Lets Dalai Lama into Territorially Disputed Land

    India may have sparked the wrath of the Dragon by allowing the Dalai Lama, public enemy to China, into the conflict awash state of Arunachal Pradesh. Chief Minister Pema Khandu himself invited the Tibetan monk to the state so that...

    Modi Storms to Historic Election Win

    Congress Loses Out to Big Election Win (Reuters) - Opposition candidate Narendra Modi will be the next prime minister of India, with counting trends showing the pro-business Hindu nationalist and his party headed for the most resounding election victory the...

    Chapel Hill Murder

    Newly Married Couple Amongst Dead Three members of a Muslim family have been shot dead in a quiet North Carolina town, which included a newly married couple.   Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Abu-Salha, 21 and her sister, Razan...

    Myanmar Leader Delivers Address To Nation, Avoids Criticizing Military

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader, has said her government does not fear "international scrutiny" over its handling of the ongoing Rohingya crisis. Ms Suu Kyi was addressing the nation for the first time on the crisis and...

    13-Year-Old Indian Rape Victim Seeks Abortion From Court

    A pregnant 13-year-old from the city of Mumbai who was the victim of rape has appealed to the Supreme Court seeking permission to abort her baby. Her pregnancy was discovered when the girl was taken to the doctor by her...

    India Blasted With Cyclone Hudhud

    At Least 5 Dead  (Reuters) - Cyclone Hudhud blasted India's eastern seaboard with gusts of up to 195 km per hour (over 120 mph), uprooting trees, damaging buildings and killing at least five people despite a major evacuation effort.   The...

    Indian Filmmaker Mahmood Farooqui Sentenced for Rape

    A woman from the US reported to officials in New Delhi that she had been raped by Indian famed writer, artist and director Mahmood Farooqui. Farooqui, 44, was subsequently arrested and a court trial that began in September and lasted...

    Building Collapses In Mumbai As Monsoon Wreaks Havoc Across South Asia

    21 people have been killed and more than a dozen trapped after a four-storey building collapsed after monsoon downpours in Mumbai. The residential building gave way in the area of Bhendi Bazaar, where roads were drenched following rainfall which is...

    Nepal Earthquake

    Death toll nears 4,000 The 7.8-magnitude quake, the worst to strike the country in over 80 years, led to 6,500 people being injured as well as leading to the death of dozens of people in neighbouring China and India.   Nepal's...

    Sister’s Regret Over Honeymoon Couple Murder

    Ami Denborg Regrets Not Stopping Her Sister Anni Dewani’s Marriage "Looking back, I should have told her to break it off. If I had, maybe she would be alive today.” Ami Denborg expresses her regret over not stopping her...