A singular storm in Houston; a recurring nightmare in Mumbai

Sep 1, 2017

Two massive, rain-soaked cities on opposite sides of the world are struggling with swirling, brackish waters that have brought death and devastation, but while it's unprecedented for Houston, it's painfully common for Mumbai

Study: Arsenic poisoning a risk for 50M in Pakistan

Aug 24, 2017

A new study suggests some 50 million Pakistanis could be at risk of drinking arsenic-tainted groundwater

Manager: Afghan robotics competitor's dad killed in attack

Aug 3, 2017

Manager of the Afghan robotics team says the father of team member Fatima Qaderian died in the horrific suicide assault on a Shiite mosque this week in western Herat

Study: Just going outdoors could become deadly in South Asia

Aug 3, 2017

Swaths of northern India, southern Pakistan and parts of Bangladesh may become so hot and humid by century's end it will be deadly just being outdoors

Human-wildlife conflict in India: 1 human killed every day

Aug 1, 2017

A deadly conflict is underway between India's growing masses and its wildlife, with data showing that around one person has been killed every day for the past three years by roaming tigers or rampaging elephants

Farmer suicides rise in India as climate warms, study shows

Aug 1, 2017

A new study shows a correlation between rising temperatures and the rate of farmer suicides in India

Indian fishermen try new nets for healthier oceans

Jun 3, 2017

Indian fishermen say they're seeing positive change since they switched nets to allow small fish to escape and maintain breeding population

Iran cancels project for sending human into space

May 31, 2017

Report: Iran cancels project exploring sending a human into space

Indian police: Mob kills Muslim man who was transporting cow

Apr 5, 2017

A Muslim man beaten by a mob who accused him of transporting cows for slaughter has died in western India, in the latest violence by Hindu vigilante groups enraged over the treatment of the animal they consider sacred

Official says Pakistan promises nuclear arms responsibility

Mar 14, 2017

A Pakistani government official says the nuclear-capable country is committed to preventing non-nuclear states from gaining the technology to be able to start down the path to acquiring nuclear weapons

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