Jul 7, 2015

Saving Tibet's unique heritage


With China's mega-dams, mines and military activities in Tibet set to increasingly affect Asia's environment and security, the world's leading democracies must consider playing a discreet role to help save the Tibetan plateau's unique heritage from becoming extinct.

Jul 2, 2015

Women hail Indian top court's rape ruling

Women’s rights activists in India hailed Thursday a Supreme Court ruling rejecting judge-ordered mediation between rapists and their victims, a legal move they said was common in the conservative country. The Supreme Court issued the warning after a public outcry over a judge’s decision ...

Jun 20, 2015

Mumbai liquor poisoning kills at least 74

The death toll from India’s latest incident of mass alcohol poisoning following the consumption of toxic homemade liquor rose to 74 on Saturday, Mumbai police said. Dhananjay Kulkarni, police deputy commissioner in the western Indian city, said the number who had died from drinking ...