Rohingya

Rohingya still in Myanmar face 'threat of genocide': UN

UN fact-finding mission warns repatriation of a million driven from the country by Myanmar army remains 'impossible'.

600,000 Rohingya in Myanmar face 'serious risk of genocide': UN

Kashmir

Malala's tweets on Kashmir face India backlash

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai had asked world leaders to help Kashmiri children 'go safely back to school'.

Kashmir under lockdown: All the latest updates

Asia

Kashmir crackdown: Restore normal life, says India's top court

Despite the Indian government claiming that everything is back to normal, Kashmiri media organisations say their staff are harassed and often fail to get to work because of roadblocks.

Asia

Pakistani police detain Hindu school principal over 'blasphemy'

Police take Hindu man into 'protective custody' after far-right groups attack temple and homes from minority community.

Pakistani police detain Hindu school principal over 'blasphemy'

India

India arrests Kashmir leader under controversial law

Farooq Abdullah was arrested under a law that allows imprisoning someone for up to two years without charge or trial.

India arrests Kashmir leader Abdullah under controversial law

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong: 100 days of huge rallies, violent clashes

Protests fuelled by opposition to an extradition bill have expanded into calls for more democracy in Chinese territory.

Hong Kong: 100 days of huge rallies, violent clashes

Weather

Incessant rains trigger floods in Thailand and India

Water levels subside on Thai island of Koh Chang but summer monsoon rains continue over much of India.

Incessant rains trigger floods in Thailand and India

Narendra Modi

'Howdy, Modi!': Trump to join India's Modi at Houston gathering

Organisers say more than 50,000 people are expected to attend the event but activists plan to hold protest against Modi.

'Howdy, Modi!': Trump to join India's Modi at Houston gathering

Asia

Kashmir, from A to Z: Children's book highlights region's culture

Okus-Bokus, by two Kashmiri women, comes as fears grow over loss of identity amid perceived attempts to erase culture.

Kashmir, from A to Z: Children's book highlights region's culture

AJ Impact

Oil price spike dents Indian assets on inflation concerns

India's large oil imports make it highly vulnerable to surges in crude prices, like the one following the Saudi attack.

Oil price spike dents Indian assets on inflation concerns

AJ Impact

India's $7bn export rebate programme reinvents old tax plan

The new programme will involve existing export incentives, for which the government had already budgeted in July.

India's $7bn export rebate programme reinvents old tax plan

India

12 dead, dozens missing in India tour boat accident

Rescue efforts under way after Royal Vasishta vessel carrying 61 people capsizes on Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh.

At least 12 dead, dozens missing as tour boat capsizes in India

Asia

Afghanistan forces say they have broken up ISIL cell

The hunt for ISIL is not easy for security forces as the group has become more sophisticated and difficult to track.

Opinion

India's citizenship question and the never-ending Assam imbroglio

The campaign to update the National Register of Citizens in Assam has upset everyone, including its proponents.

Sanjoy Hazarika

by Sanjoy Hazarika

Sanjoy Hazarika

Afghanistan

'People treat you like a celebrity, but also as an infidel'

Kabul collective ArtLords paints provocative murals across the capital, turning blast wall barriers into artworks.

'People treat you like a celebrity, but also as an infidel'