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  • India village courts wield excess authority over personal matters

    India village courts wield excess authority over personal matters
    Mangal Singh Kamble, 31, was married in June but lost his bride the same day, after their union was rejected by an informal and powerful village court. The unofficial court in western India, one of thousands of community tribunals that operate outside...
  • India seizes boat from int'l waters, detains 8 Pakistanis

    India's navy and coast guard seized a suspicious boat from international waters off the western coast and detained eight Pakistanis after finding a huge drug shipment aboard, the defense ministry said Tuesday. Authorities believe the 232 packets of drugs...
  • Navajo high court says voters will choose president Tuesday

    Tuesday's presidential election on the country's largest American Indian reservation is moving forward after the Navajo Nation's highest court overturned a decision that called for it to be cancelled. The tribe's Supreme Court justices issued a brief...
  • Van and 3-wheeled vehicle collide in India; 5 students dead

    A van collided with a small three-wheeled vehicle packed with 11 teenage students in eastern India on Monday, killing five students and injuring six others, police said. Villagers who took the injured students, including three in critical condition, to a...
  • Image of Asia: A rooftop refuge in a New Delhi slum

    In this photo by Bernat Armangue, an Indian man sleeps on the roof of his house in New Delhi. As temperatures rise above 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the Indian capital, slum dwellers take refuge from the heat on rooftop cots known as charpoys. The slum in...
  • Indian farmers protest gov't plans to ease land acquisition

    Tens of thousands of flag-waving farmers rallied in India's capital Sunday to protest a government plan to ease rules for obtaining land for industry and development projects. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said existing rules, established in 2013 to...
  • 2 Indian policemen arrested in killing of Kashmiri youth

    Two Indian policemen have been arrested in the killing of a teenage boy during weekend protests in the disputed region of Kashmir, police said. Towns across the Himalayan territory were mostly quiet Sunday, following two days of clashes between Indian...
  • Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters; teenager killed

    Government forces fired on anti-India protesters Saturday and killed a teenage student on the second day of violent clashes in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, police said. Relatives disputed the official account, saying the boy was killed in...
  • Clashes between Indian forces, Kashmiri protesters injure 25

    Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse hundreds of demonstrators in Indian-controlled Kashmir who hurled rocks and chanted anti-Indian and pro-Pakistan slogans Friday, and officials said at least 20 police personnel and five protesters...
  • China's Xi Jinping to visit close ally Pakistan

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Pakistan next week to oversee agreements on pipelines, power plants and other projects as part of a massive $46 billion joint development program that Beijing hopes will stabilize its longtime ally's economy and...
  • India's die-hard Hindus push to ban beef in blow to poor

    Every morning just before dawn, hundreds of trucks loaded with buffaloes trundle into New Delhi's sprawling slaughterhouse complex where young men rush to unload the bellowing cargo. Skidding on heaps of fresh dung, they pull the animals out of the...