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US tourist latest high-profile rape victim in India

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.

June 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Red Cross suspends Afghan operations after attack

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.

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Karzai: Afghanistan will be better off without NATO help

Karzai: Afghanistan will be better off without NATO help

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.

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Stakes highest in decades in today's Malaysian election

Stakes highest in decades in today's Malaysian election

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.

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Dhaka collapse toll tops 300; 'these guys should be jailed'

Dhaka collapse toll tops 300; 'these guys should be jailed'

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.

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13 Afghan soldiers slain in Taliban attack

HERAT, Afghanistan - Taliban insurgents attacked an Afghan outpost near the border with Pakistan on Friday, killing 13 soldiers, according to local officials.

April 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Indian woman 'a real slumdog millionaire'

Indian woman 'a real slumdog millionaire'

Once hissed at by Brahmins, Kalpana Saroj has built a manufacturing empire that employs thousands of upper-caste workers.

April 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Indian woman 'a real slumdog millionaire'

Indian woman 'a real slumdog millionaire'

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.

April 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
At India bank, sex workers earn confidence, freedom

At India bank, sex workers earn confidence, freedom

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.

March 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Searchers comb India hillside for bodies of 158 killed in crash

Searchers comb India hillside for bodies of 158 killed in crash

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.

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