India

Indian police probe mob killing of school director in Bihar state

By Mon, Jun 29, 2015 6:29PM UTC

PATNA, India (AP) — Police say they are investigating the mob killing of a school director after two students were discovered dead in northern India.

Monsoon rains kill 81 in India

By Fri, Jun 26, 2015 6:34PM UTC

NEW DELHI (AP) — Heavy early monsoon rains have killed at least 81 people in India’s western Gujarat state, bringing misery to thousands of people uprooted from their flooded homes.

Donors pledge billions to help rebuild earthquake-hit Nepal 


By Thu, Jun 25, 2015 3:55PM UTC

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Foreign donors and agencies announced billions of dollars in aid for Nepal to help the Himalayan nation rebuild from the devastating earthquake that killed more than 8,800 people and made millions homeless.

China’s 40-year-old meat was smuggled in through India, HK and Vietnam

By Thu, Jun 25, 2015 12:42PM UTC

Chinese authorities have cracked down on 14 meat smuggling gangs, unveiling a horrific cargo of rotting meat, some of it more than 40 years old.

ADB: Climate change is making the poor poorer in Asia

By Wed, Jun 24, 2015 6:40PM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank says climate change has been making the poor in the Asia-Pacific region even poorer and is also setting back efforts to haul them out of poverty.