South & Central Asia

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Pakistani human rights activists talk to police officers during a rally against…
Marking international Human Rights Day, activists and families of the missing called on Pakistani Prime Minster Imran Khan to release all detainees being held without due process
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Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:36
Staff Sgt. Joshua White, center, Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell, left, and Brigade Sgt. Maj. Mike Boom, right, observe a joint…
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Pentagon denies to VOA any deliberate effort to mislead Americans
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Tue, 12/10/2019 - 01:40
FILE - A girl plays on a swing during the Hindu festival of Dasain in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sept. 29, 2011.
Ety Khatun, 14, says that girls in the conservative country can 'achieve anything' if they overcame their fears
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Mon, 12/09/2019 - 20:12
Women hold placards and shout slogans during a protest in solidarity with rape victims and to oppose violence against women in…
The special provisions for the 23-year-old's brother and sister came as public anger grows about perceived police inaction in preventing and pursuing sexual assault cases across the country
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By AFP
Mon, 12/09/2019 - 11:51
FILE - U.S. soldiers attend to a wounded soldier at the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan, June 30, 2015.
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Documents reveal that senior US officials misled public about 18-year war in Afghanistan by making overly optimistic pronouncements they knew to be false and hiding evidence that conflict had become unwinnable
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Mon, 12/09/2019 - 10:13
Protest India Citizenship Amendment bill
The bill seeks to grant citizenship to Religious Minorities Such as Hindus who have fled neighboring countries
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Mon, 12/09/2019 - 08:40
Map showing Helmand province, Afghanistan
Earlier Taliban raid in Ghazni kills six soldiers
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Mon, 12/09/2019 - 07:32

Child Marriage