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Refugees from rising seas: no place to call home

Most refugees fleeing persecution, famine or civil strife dream of one thing: going home someday. But when rising seas displace hundreds of millions of people...

Former minister from India’s ruling party arrested over alleged rape

A former government minister and senior member of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was arrested on Friday in connection with rape and sexual...

Students demand change in vast global climate strike

Children across Asia and the Pacific kicked off what are set to be the largest global climate protests in history Friday, demanding adults act now to...

With Trump by his side, Indian PM Modi set to fire up Houston rally

With U.S. President Donald Trump by his side, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek to fire up thousands of Indian-American supporters at a...

Bangladesh pushes for shooting in Commonwealth Games

Bangladesh on Thursday joined India in appealing to the British government to intervene to have shooting included in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The Birmingham...

Bangladesh rural poor bear financial burden of climate change: study

Poor, rural Bangladeshis are spending far more than the government and aid agencies to combat the impacts of climate change, diverting what little money...

Human rights threats in warming world could speed up climate action

From worsening hunger and migration to greater loss of lives and property to wild weather, climate change is driving violations of human rights -...

Hundreds of workers in Qatar unpaid as reforms stall, Amnesty says

Hundreds of migrant workers in Qatar have gone without pay and many were forced to return to their home countries without compensation, despite recent reforms intended...

Scenic Kashmir at the heart of India-Pakistani animosity

The Muslim-majority Himalayan region of Kashmir has been at the heart of more than 70 years of animosity since the partition of the British...

Suu Kyi ‘culpability’ in Rohingya abuses an ‘open-ended question’: UN investigator

UN investigators called Tuesday for an expert evaluation of whether Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi can be legally implicated in the abuses...