Ignorance and neglect in medical profession compounds widespread discrimination against recognised third gender group.
18 Jun 2014 12:40 GMT
Opposition party, tipped to win national elections, has vowed to protect cattle, triggering fear among beef traders.
20 Apr 2014 08:50 GMT | Latin America, Bangladesh, Brazil, India
For first time in 55 years, Tibetans born between 1950 and 1987 given right to vote drawing mixed reactions.
07 Apr 2014 14:12 GMT | Politics, China, India, Nepal, Taiwan
Kerala in the south and some other states reel from invasion of mollusk from East Africa, exacting heavy toll on crops.
Elizabeth Soumya | 22 Jan 2014 05:31 GMT | Environment, India, Myanmar
Murder of a Nigerian in Goa turns spotlight on African community, many of whom say they face unfair treatment.
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Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on documenting Indonesia's killings of 1965 through the eyes of perpetrators and victims.
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People and Power goes on the trail of a Somali army commander accused of involvement in mass killings and war crimes.
War & Conflict, Africa, Somalia
One young Iranian woman challenges her family and traditional values as she dreams of becoming an astronaut.
Arts & Culture, Iran, Space
How are health workers tackling the deeply rooted stigma associated with leprosy as well as the disease?
Health, India, Diseases