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  • 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...
  • Subela presión contra la carne de vacuno en India

    Cada mañana antes del amanecer, cientos de camiones cargados con búfalos entran en el gran recinto del matadero de Nueva Delhi, donde varios jóvenes se apresuran a descargar la mugiente mercancía. Evitando las plastas de estiércol fresco, sacan a los...
  • Unseasonal rain causes heartache for many Indian farmers

    April is usually a time of celebration for millions of farmers across northern India. The winter wheat crop is ready to be harvested, and there's money to clear past debts and plan future planting. This year, however, unseasonal rain and hailstorms in...
  • Image of Asia: Opening an account book for the new year

    In this photo by Bikas Das, a Hindu priest marks a trader's account book with holy symbols on the Bengali New Year in Kolkata, India. Business owners consider it auspicious to open their new account books on the first day of the new year. In the book...
  • Protests shut India city after killings of alleged smugglers

    A southern Indian city was shut down by protests Wednesday after police killed 20 suspected sandalwood smugglers in the forests of Andhra Pradesh state. While police have said they fired on men who were attacking them "with axes and other sharp-edged...
  • China accuses Dalai Lama of inciting Tibet self-immolations

    China accused the Dalai Lama on Wednesday of inciting a wave of self-immolations among Tibetans that are widely seen as desperate protests against Chinese rule in the Himalayan region. Similar accusations have been denied in the past, and the exiled...
  • Protests in Indian Kashmir after civilian killed by army

    Violent protests erupted in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir on Tuesday after a civilian and a militant were killed in an encounter with the army, officials in the troubled Himalayan region said. Two men were killed in military operations late...
  • In India, farm crisis drives villagers to become migrant laborers

     In India, farm crisis drives villagers to become migrant laborers
    It shouldn't be tough to run into a human being most anywhere in a country of 1.2 billion people. Yet in Bodkha village in western India, there is hardly anyone visible on a recent steamy afternoon. The streets here are deserted not because families are...
  • Conservative Hindus push bans on cattle slaughter in India

    At one of Asia’s largest slaughterhouses, there are more police officers than cattle. The stalls where butchers clean and quarter chicken, sheep, goats and pigs buzz with activity while the section reserved for bulls sits barren. A nearly month-...
  • Federal charge for Alabama ex-cop in confrontation with Indian man

    Federal charge for Alabama ex-cop in confrontation with Indian man
    A former Alabama police officer has been charged with violating the civil rights of an Indian man who was injured during a violent confrontation in February, authorities said Friday. Former Madison police officer Eric Sloan Parker is charged with...