Outrage in India after health minister says cancer is 'divine justice'

Assam's health minister says certain people suffer illnesses due to 'past sins'.
PUBLISHED 23 November 2017

US condemns ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Rohingya Muslims

Tillerson's statement strongest US condemnation yet of military crackdown against Rohingya Muslim community.
PUBLISHED 23 November 2017

Indian navy the odd man out in Asia’s ‘Quad’ alliance

Revival of 'Quad' must overcome New Delhi's lingering mistrust towards its allies.
PUBLISHED 23 November 2017

Lebanon's Hariri returns home, shelves resignation

Hopes his move would lead to “a responsible dialogue”.
PUBLISHED 23 November 2017

Israeli Jew's Instagram account suspended after Muslims protest photo at Masjid-

A photograph posted by Ben Tzion inside Masjid-i-Nabawi was viewed more than 30,000 times and received 3,500 comments.
PUBLISHED 22 November 2017

Journalist killing by soldier 'in scuffle' shocks India

An Indian soldier shot dead crime reporter Sudip Dutta Bhaumik following a dispute at a paramilitary base in Tripura.
PUBLISHED 22 November 2017

Nigeria mosque bombing: At least 50 dead during early morning prayers

"It was a (suicide) bomber who mingled with worshippers. He entered the mosque for the morning prayers."
PUBLISHED 21 November 2017

India's candidate re-elected to ICJ as Britain pulls out of race

It will be the first time since the ICJ was established in 1945 that there will be no British judge.
PUBLISHED 21 November 2017

Kashmir HCBA hails Pakistan's resolution at UNGA

“The universal realization for the right to self-determination of people is a fundamental condition, for the effective guarantee and observance of human rights.”
PUBLISHED 20 November 2017

Sri Lankan author donates 1/3 of prize money to Kashmiri victims

Arudpragasam’s “The Story of a Brief Marriage”, has bagged the $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017.
PUBLISHED 20 November 2017
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