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  • Tribes now free to prosecute non-Indians for certain crimes

    American Indian tribes that meet certain criteria now have the authority to prosecute non-Indians for a limited set of domestic violence crimes, a shift supporters hope will reduce the high rate of violence on reservations. Three tribes in Arizona,...
  • Afghanistan pushes $10 billion gas pipeline in Taliban heartland

    KABUL It sounds good for Afghanistan on paper: Build a gas pipeline in about four years and start becoming financially self-sufficient after more than a decade of war. In reality, the $10 billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India pipeline...
  • Former Indian PM Singh faces charges in coal scandal

    A special Indian court on Wednesday summoned former prime minister Manmohan Singh, accusing him of criminal conspiracy and breach of trust for his alleged role in a multibillion dollar scandal over the sale of coal fields. The court's move comes...
  • Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile in burgeoning Asia weapons race

    ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Monday successfully test-fired a ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear or conventional warheads far beyond the borders of its strategic rival India. The Shaheen-III surface-to-surface missile splashed down in the Arabian Sea...
  • Banned Indian rape documentary debuts in US; Streep attends

    A rape documentary banned from airing in India received its U.S. premiere at a star-studded event on Monday that included actresses Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto. The screening of "India's Daughter" at Baruch College began with a vigil as the Oscar-...
  • EXCHANGE: People look abroad to find children

    Pooja Ballantine came home from school, grabbed a bagel and sat on a couch in the living room, surrounded by her adoptive family. Pooja is a 22-year-old Kishwaukee College student. In her free time she likes to hang out with her friends and play...
  • Banned Indian rape documentary debuts in US; Streep attends

    Banned Indian rape documentary debuts in US; Streep attends
    A rape documentary banned from airing in India received its U.S. premiere at a star-studded event on Monday that included actresses Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto. The screening of "India's Daughter" at Baruch College began with a vigil as the Oscar-...
  • Indian police break up Tibetan protest at Chinese Embassy

    Indian police on Tuesday detained about a hundred Tibetans who were protesting outside the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi on the anniversary of a failed 1959 uprising against China's rule in Tibet. Protesters interlocked their hands and tried to form a...
  • Sikh group sues Bollywood actor in U.S. court over '84 India massacre

    Sikh group sues Bollywood actor in U.S. court over '84 India massacre
    Amitabh Bachchan is hardly a household name in the U.S., but in his native India, he is a megastar. He has appeared in more than 150 Bollywood films and served as a longtime host of the country's wildly popular version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"...
  • India says Obama's tree not dead, just looks it; PM's suit sells for $695K

    India says Obama's tree not dead, just looks it; PM's suit sells for $695K
    Officials in India want to make one thing clear: The tree that President Barack Obama planted in New Delhi three weeks ago is not dead. It just looks dead. The peepal tree was awash in leaves when Obama planted it at the New Delhi memorial to Indian...
  • Aromatic spices come alive in lentil-bulgur dish

     Aromatic spices come alive in lentil-bulgur dish
    It's not just happenstance that so many vegetarian dishes come from India. Jon Gregerson, in his book "Vegetarianism: A History," tells us that the teachings of India's three primary religions — Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism — include a focus...