Asia

Rohingya refugees suffer from diphtheria outbreak

A new health challenge has emerged in the crowded camps housing Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. After dealing with cholera and measles, the camps are now struggling with a diphtheria outbreak.

Rohingya

Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya's plight

Rohingya refugees share harrowing stories in immersive documentary project by Al Jazeera and Amnesty International.

Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya's plight

Sexual assault

How young women in Delhi are fighting street harassment

Five years after the brutal gang rape of a woman in India's capital, the threat of sexual harassment remains a problem.

How young women in Delhi are fighting street harassment

Kashmir

In Kashmir, a father's fight against forgetfulness

Seven years after the death of his only son, Mohammad Ashraf Mattoo is still struggling to find justice in Srinagar.

In Kashmir, a father's fight against forgetfulness

Media

The growing tide of fake news in India

Social media has created a whirlpool of misinformation that continues to create unwelcome ripples across India.

The growing tide of fake news in India

Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi family scion takes reins of India's Congress

Rahul Gandhi's elevation comes as the 132-year-old party struggles to challenge the political dominance of Modi's BJP.

Rahul Gandhi: Rise of the Gandhi family scion

Asia

Rohingya refugees say they fear being sent back to Myanmar

Bangladesh and Myanmar are working on a plan to send hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar.

Rohingya

Myanmar army's rape of Rohingya 'sweeping, methodical'

News agency investigation finds rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been systematic and widespread.

Army's rape of Rohingya women sweeping, methodical: AP

Jerusalem

US Jerusalem move: Fury spreads from Jakarta to Rabat

Tens of thousands rally in Asian, Middle Eastern and North African cities protesting against Trump's Jerusalem decision.

Human Rights

Kashmiris 'fed up' with India's human rights abuses

Since 1989, nearly 70,000 people have been killed in violence that separatist leaders say the United Nations has done too little to prevent.

Nepal

Leftist alliance leading Nepal election race

Alliance of communist parties appears set to win a majority of seats in first general election since end of civil war.

Nepal election: Leftist alliance set for victory

India

Will election change fate of the Agariyas of Gujarat?

Marked by mass illiteracy and political underrepresentation, the community lives on the margins of Indian society.

Will election change fate of the Agariyas of Gujarat?

Azerbaijan

Alfred Nobel's lesser-known Azerbaijan connection

The international accolade has an unusual affiliation with the Asian nation's long-standing oil industry.

Alfred Nobel's lesser-known Azerbaijan connection

Bangladesh

Why did a retired diplomat go missing in Bangladesh?

Case of Maroof Zaman, whose whereabouts are unknown, underscores a worrying phenomenon of 'enforced disappearances'.

'Enforced disappearance' suspected in Bangladesh

Nepal

Voters in Nepal undeterred by election-related violence

Several injuries reported after a number of attacks linked to parliamentary and assembly elections in Nepal.