World Dec 29, 2019

Bangladesh cold wave leaves at least 50 dead

At least 50 people have died in Bangladesh as cold weather continues to sweep across the country, officials said. The country's lowest temperature this year — 4.5 degrees Celsius (40.1° Fahrenheit) — was recorded early Sunday in Tetulia, a border town in the north of ...

Indian Supreme Court to examine contentious citizenship law

Asia Pacific Dec 18, 2019

Indian Supreme Court to examine contentious citizenship law

India's controversial religion-based citizenship act will have to pass the scrutiny of the nation's top court, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government pledged to push ahead and implement the law. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde issued a notice ...