Saif Khalid

Saif Khalid

Asia

'Traitor': Rohingya refugees react to Suu Kyi's speech

On Bangladesh-Myanmar border, refugees respond with anger and skepticism to leader's first speech on Rohingya crisis.

'Traitor': Rohingya refugees react to Suu Kyi's speech

Asia

Cox's Bazar: Chaos all around at Rohingya camps

Refugees who fled Myanmar endure dire conditions at impromptu camps as they wait for aid amid torrential rain.

Cox's Bazar: Chaos all around at Rohingya camps

Myanmar

Bangladesh medics struggle to cope with Rohingya influx

Exhausted, bereft and in urgent need of medical treatment, thousands of Rohingya are slowly getting the help they need.

Bangladesh medics struggle to cope with Rohingya influx

Rohingya

Rohingya in India fear deportation to Myanmar

Rohingya refugees in India await a Supreme Court ruling that will decide whether they are to be deported to Myanmar.

Rohingya in India fear deportation to Myanmar

Media

Gauri Lankesh: A 'fearless' Indian journalist silenced

Outspoken editor known for her criticism of far-right Hindu groups murdered at her residence in Bangalore.

Gauri Lankesh: A 'fearless' Indian journalist silenced

Asia

Jailed sect leader: Why deras command huge following

The sentencing of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh raises questions about the functioning of spiritual organisations, or 'deras'.

Jailed sect leader: Why deras command huge following

Asia

The Hadiya case and the myth of 'Love Jihad' in India

Following a Supreme Court decision, activists say women's rights are being denied and religious divisions heightened.

The Hadiya case and the myth of 'Love Jihad' in India

Asia

Faizan Mustafa on India's triple talaq ruling

Legal expert Faizan Mustafa says the verdict is progressive but that court judgements don't create social change.

Faizan Mustafa on India's triple talaq ruling

Asia

What is 'triple talaq' or instant divorce?

India's top court bans the controversial law that allowed Muslim men to end marriage by uttering talaq three times.

What is 'triple talaq' or instant divorce?

Asia

India's Bihar state reels under unprecedented flooding

Death toll rises above 250 as eastern Indian state faces its worst flooding in decades, affecting 13 million people.

India's Bihar state reels under unprecedented flooding

Asia

End disappearances and extrajudicial killings: HRW

Rights body accuses security forces of committing egregious rights violation but the government terms them baseless.

End disappearances and extrajudicial killings: HRW

Asia

Narendra Modi in Israel to meet 'friend' Netanyahu

Narendra Modi makes historic visit to Israel, the first by an Indian PM, as two nations move to further boost ties.

Narendra Modi in Israel to meet 'friend' Netanyahu