AJ Impact

Going wild: Facebook culls illegal wildlife ads as trade grows

Facebook deleted more than 500 Asian wildlife trafficking content items in April and July, say nature groups.

Going wild: Facebook culls illegal wildlife ads as trade grows

Kashmir

UN discusses Kashmir for third time since India ended autonomy

The UN's most powerful body did not take any action or issue a statement after the virtual meeting behind closed doors.

UN discusses Kashmir for third time since India ended autonomy

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka counts votes from parliamentary elections

President is seeking two-thirds majority in the 225-member parliament to change the constitution.

Sri Lanka counts votes from parliamentary elections

India

Fire kills 8 coronavirus patients in Indian hospital

An investigation has been launched to find out the cause of the fire at the hospital in Ahmedabad in Gujarat state.

Fire kills coronavirus patients in Indian hospital

Nuclear weapons

'Seared to death': The atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima

As Japan marks 75th anniversary of the nuclear bomb attack, a look at how it happened, the devastation it wrought.

'Seared to death': The atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima

Pakistan

Dozens wounded in grenade attack at pro-Kashmir Karachi rally

March in Pakistani city was held by Jamaat-e-Islami political party to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir.

Dozens wounded in grenade attack at pro-Kashmir Karachi rally

Kashmir

Pakistan PM reiterates support for Kashmiri self-determination

Imran Khan terms India's revocation of Kashmir's autonomy as 'illegal and unilateral'.

Pakistan PM reiterates support for Kashmiri self-determination

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka elections: Voting to elect new Parliament now closed

Voters flocked to voting centres as President Gotabaya Rajapaksa seeks a fresh mandate to boost his power.

Sri Lanka elections: Voting to elect new Parliament now closed

Bollywood

India's top anti-crime agency to probe Bollywood star's death

The CBI will begin investigation into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, whose suicide has shaken Bollywood.

India's top anti-crime agency to probe Bollywood star's death

India

Indian PM Modi lays foundation of Ram temple at razed mosque site

Modi broke ground on a long-awaited temple of Hindu God Ram at the site of a demolished 16th-century mosque.

Indian PM Modi lays foundation of Ram temple at razed mosque site

India

As Modi launches Ram temple construction, fears of 'new republic'

Hindu nationalist leader to launch construction of controversial temple amid fears India is losing its secularism.

As Modi launches Ram temple construction, fears of 'new republic'

Kashmir

In Kashmir, a year of misery

Al Jazeera profiles five Kashmiris whose lives have been adversely affected by the revocation of autonomy.

In Kashmir, a year of misery

Kashmir

In Pictures: Kashmir marks a year since losing special status

India has imposed a security lockdown to prevent protests on the anniversary of the revocation of region's autonomy.

In Pictures: Kashmir marks a year since losing special status

Inside Story

Why does Sri Lanka's parliamentary election matter?

The Rajapaksa family aims to strengthen its grip as voters go to polls in Sri Lanka.

Kashmir

Activists call for 'global spotlight' on plight of Kashmiris

Black Lives Matter, Palestinian and other activists express solidarity with Kashmiris ahead of revocation anniversary.

Activists call for 'global spotlight' on plight of Kashmiris