NEW DELHI - An American woman was apparently gang-raped by three men in the tourist area of Manali in India's mountainous northern state of Himachal Pradesh early Tuesday, officials said.
KABUL, Afghanistan - The International Committee of the Red Cross said Friday that it has temporarily suspended operations in Afghanistan following an attack this week in the eastern city of Jalalabad in which a security guard was killed and a staff member wounded.
NEW DELHI - Afghan security after the departure of foreign combat troops in 2014 will become easier because of the ill-advised, misdirected and often corrupt ways NATO and its contractors have pursued the "war on terror," Afghan President Hamid Karzai told reporters in India on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI - Malaysia faces its most significant election in decades today, as voters choose between the longtime ruling coalition touting its steady hand, and an untested opposition alliance promising economic and political reforms.
The death toll in Bangladesh rose to more than 300 Friday after the collapse of a building that housed five apparel factories, officials said, as protests by workers at other garment plants intensified.
HERAT, Afghanistan - Taliban insurgents attacked an Afghan outpost near the border with Pakistan on Friday, killing 13 soldiers, according to local officials.
Once hissed at by Brahmins, Kalpana Saroj has built a manufacturing empire that employs thousands of upper-caste workers.
NEW DELHI - She was called dirty, ugly, a "little packet of poison," the offspring of donkeys. These days, Kalpana Saroj is called something else: a millionaire.
Sex worker Majda Shaikh, left, deposits money in the Sangini bank in Mumbai. Bank employee Savita Tadke is a former sex worker. The bank was started to help prostitutes gain financial independence.
NEW DELHI - Searchers combed a steep, wooded hillside in
southern India on Saturday for the remains of 158 passengers and
crew of an Air India Express flight and clues to the cause of the
country's worst aviation accident in a decade.