Out of the shadows: Rohingya rape survivors' babies arrive

Jul 5, 2018

Rohingya women pregnant from Myanmar military rapes suffer severe stigma; some aborted, others agonized over giving away unloved babies, one stuffed a scarf in her mouth to silence her screams of labor

New Delhi orders construction halt as pollution levels soar

Jun 15, 2018

New Delhi officials have ordered a two-day halt to construction in an attempt to reduce choking pollution that has cloaked the city in smog and dust

Health of ex-Pakistani PM's wife worsens at London hospital

Jun 15, 2018

The health of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife has deteriorated following a cardiac arrest at a hospital in London, where she was undergoing treatment following throat cancer surgery

Officials: Deadly Nipah virus has not spread in south India

May 25, 2018

Indian officials say an outbreak of a deadly virus has not spread to any new areas but issued a series of warnings to people in stricken towns

Dying Indian nurse: "Take care of our children"

May 22, 2018

Officials say a nurse caring for patients infected with a deadly virus has died from the disease during an outbreak in south India

Iran's transgender people face discrimination despite fatwa

May 21, 2018

Iran's transgender people face discrimination, abuse despite being recognized by religious decree

Medical teams sent to south India amid deadly virus outbreak

May 21, 2018

Officials say a deadly virus has killed at least three people in south India, and medical teams have been dispatched to the area amid reports that up to six other people could have died and others are ill

The Latest: Attacks in Afghan capital kill 5, wound 16

May 9, 2018

An Afghan official says attacks on two police stations in the capital killed five people and wounded another 16, updating an earlier toll

Security tight as Pakistan starts 5-day anti-polio drive

May 7, 2018

Amid tight security, Pakistan launches 5-day anti-polio drive to vaccinate millions of children

The Latest: UN chief condemns attack on Afghan vote center

Apr 23, 2018

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the attack on a voter registration center in Afghanistan that killed at least 57 people

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