| Jun 19, 2014
Antigovernment militants launched an attack Wednesday on Iraq's largest oil refinery, as Prime Minister Nouri Maliki assured the nation that resurgent Iraqi forces would triumph against terrorism.
Meanwhile, officials in India confirmed that 40 Indian...
| Jun 29, 2014
Elias Boudinot loved Harriet Gold, and Harriet loved Elias. In June 1824, 190 years ago this month, the Georgia man wrote a letter to the Cornwall woman asking her to marry him. She wrote back to say yes.
But Harriet didn't tell anyone her happy news...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:48 AM
When it opened eight years ago, the railway from Golmud to Lhasa was one of the most ambitious rail ventures ever attempted. At a cost of $4 billion, tracks were built across 550km (340 miles) of permafrost, reaching an altitude of 5,000 metres (16,400...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:30 AM
HONG KONG - STAR Television has been given approval to sell its stake in Indian home shopping operation Star CJ.
Providence Equity Partners, a global investment group with some $40 billion of funds under management, is to buy the stake for an undisclosed...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Indian human rights groups on Tuesday blasted local officials for caste-based discrimination in the brutal gang rape of two young cousins, the latest gruesome sexual assault case to capture national headlines.
Describing crimes against members of...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:49 AM
The fatal beating of a 24-year-old Muslim man by Hindu radicals in western India has sparked fresh fears of communal violence two weeks after a right-wing Hindu party swept to power in national elections.
Seven members of a fundamentalist Hindu group...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:30 PM
HONG KONG - China and India, two of the world's biggest movie-producing countries, have begun tentative talks on film industry co-operation.
This week a Chinese delegation led by Jiang Jianguo, vice minister at the State Administration for Press,...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:05 AM
INDIA brims with colourful politicians, but none has quite the sense of political theatre of Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He swept into Varanasi, India’s most ancient city, on May 17th pledging to clean the Ganges, its...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:17 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Orphan Black Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) gets a...
| May 25, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Jimmy Goldblum and Adam Weber's "Tomorrow We Disappear" chronicles the razing of a colorful New Delhi colony called Kathputli, destroyed by upscale developers to construct a mall and luxury skyscraper. Though the spectacle of the very rich driving their...
| May 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
They have grown up in a modernizing India, with 3G networks and 24-hour ATMs allowing freer access to money and information than their parents ever had. They are more educated and ambitious, too, but their middle-class aspirations have stalled in a...