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  • Bangladesh police questioning 12 al-Qaida suspects 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 10:04 am

    DHAKA, Bangladesh - A Bangladesh court on Friday gave police three days to question 12 suspected members of al-Qaida's branch in the Indian subcontinent after their arrests in raids this week.

  • Ohio looks overseas in search for lethal drugs story has photos
    Updated: Jul-03-15 9:41 am

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio has explored overseas options in its search for lethal injection drugs no longer available in the U.S. despite a court ruling that banned such purchases, records show.

  • India census says 70 percent live in villages, most are poor 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 8:10 am

    NEW DELHI - India released new data Friday showing that more than 70 percent of its people live in villages, with the majority extremely poor and dependent on manual labor.

  • Image of Asia: Ramadan prayers in Indian Kashmir 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 7:55 am

    In this photo by Dar Yasin, Muslim men offer Friday prayers during the holy month of Ramadan in Srinagar, the capital of Indian Kashmir. The restive region is predominantly Muslim and claimed by both India and Pakistan. The two countries have fought two wars over control of the Himalayan region since they won independence from Britain in 1947. Rebel groups have been fighting since 1989, seeking independence from India or the merger of the region with neighboring Pakistan.

  • Nicolas Anelka to manage as well as play for Mumbai City 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 5:59 am

    MUMBAI, India - Former France striker Nicolas Anelka agreed to player-manage Mumbai City on Friday in his second season with the Indian Super League club.

  • Mumbai horse carriage ban leaves working families in fear 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 10:57 am

    MUMBAI, India - Drivers of Mumbai's iconic horse-drawn carriages can't imagine not plying the roads pulling photo-snapping tourists atop their kitsch-covered chariots.

  • Mumbai horse carriage ban leaves working families in fear 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 4:06 am

    MUMBAI, India - Drivers of Mumbai's iconic horse-drawn carriages can't imagine not plying the roads pulling photo-snapping tourists atop their kitsch-covered chariots.

  • Customs officials recover idol looted from Indian temple 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 10:44 pm

    NEW YORK - Customs officials in New York have recovered a bronze religious statue from the 11th or 12th century that they say was looted from a temple in India.

  • Pakistani artists look to counter violent extremism story has photos
    Updated: Jul-01-15 2:37 am

    LAHORE, Pakistan - At a militant training camp in Pakistan, a new recruit asks his instructor why his comrades are attacking churches and mosques rather than enemy bases. "This world is full of sin. It needs to be bathed in blood," the instructor replies, nurturing seeds of doubt that will eventually lead the young man to turn away from violence.

  • One-third of world's people still have no proper toilets 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 11:25 pm

    NEW DELHI - Toilets are taken for granted in the industrialized West, but still are a luxury for a third of the world's people who have no access to them, according to a report by the World Health Organization and UNICEF.

  • Police investigate mob killing of school director in India 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 5:49 am

    PATNA, India - Police are investigating the mob killing of a school director in northern India after two of the school's students were discovered dead, officials said Monday.

  • US same-sex marriage ruling likely to impact other countries story has photos
    Updated: Jun-27-15 8:47 pm

    LONDON - The landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriages has no legal force outside the United States, but gay rights activists in many parts of the world believe the court ruling will help their cause.

  • Bhamara forces basketball to front page of Indian newspapers 
    Updated: Jun-27-15 2:59 am

    NEW DELHI - It is a rare day in India when basketball makes the front page of newspapers, yet Satnam Singh Bhamara achieved that feat when he became the first Indian to be drafted to the NBA this week.

  • Monsoon rains kill 81 in India 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 3:07 am

    NEW DELHI - Heavy early monsoon rains have killed at least 81 people in India's western Gujarat state, bringing misery to thousands of people uprooted from their flooded homes, an official said Friday.

  • A look at challenges Uber has faced around the world 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 1:51 pm

    PARIS - Taxi drivers in France went on strike Thursday, smashing car windows, setting tires on fire and blocking traffic to express their displeasure with American ride-hailing service Uber. Despite an October law forbidding the company's low-cost UberPop service, its drivers continue to provide rides in France.

  • Collision between bus and truck kills 18 in India 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 9:24 am

    NEW DELHI - A head-on collision between a bus and a truck killed at least 18 people and injured 13 others in western India on Thursday, police said.

  • India loses out as Asia teams turn to overseas soccer talent 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 9:51 pm

    When a country with a population of 180,000 is victorious over a nation of more than a billion in the football arena, it would normally be classed as a shock.

  • Nun who took on Mother Teresa's India charity mission dies story has photos
    Updated: Jun-23-15 11:28 am

    KOLKATA, India - The Indian nun who replaced Mother Teresa as head of the Missionaries of Charity died Tuesday, the organization said. Sister Nirmala Joshi was 81.

  • Report: economic growth failing to help world's poorest kids 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 6:29 am

    NEW DELHI - Global resolve to rescue impoverished children from lives of squalor, disease and hunger has fallen short, with economic development in many countries still leaving millions of the most vulnerable behind, according to a UNICEF report released Tuesday.

  • Journalist abducted and killed in central India 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 7:45 am

    NEW DELHI - Police have arrested two men suspected of kidnapping and killing a journalist in central Madhya Pradesh state, an official said Monday.

  • Millions of people bend and twist their bodies for Yoga Day story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-22-15 12:07 am

    NEW DELHI - Millions of yoga enthusiasts across the world bent and twisted their bodies in complex postures Sunday to mark the first International Yoga Day.

  • Death toll from tainted liquor in Mumbai reaches 94 story has photos
    Updated: Jun-21-15 6:47 am

    MUMBAI, India - Ten more people died in Mumbai from drinking tainted liquor, raising the death toll to 94 in the worst such incident in India in more than a decade, police said Sunday.

  • Kashmir rattled by targeted killings after period of calm story has photos
    Updated: Jun-19-15 6:37 am

    SOPORE, India - Four assassination-style killings since last week have shaken this town in Kashmir just as the Himalayan region claimed by both India and Pakistan seemed to be slowly emerging from decades of violence.

  • Fire in a hotel kills 10 in north India 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 3:07 am

    LUCKNOW, India - A massive fire raced through a hotel in northern India killing at least 10 people and injuring several others, police said Friday.

  • Indian-held Kashmir shuts down to protest recent killings story has photos
    Updated: Jun-17-15 7:49 am

    SRINAGAR, India - Stores, businesses and schools slammed shut across Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday after separatists called a strike to protest a series of assassination-style killings over the past week.