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Monday, October 24, 2005

Earthquake orphans sold into sex trade
SIX-YEAR-OLD Aisha loves the orange blouse and jeans given to her by the kind woman who rescued her from the chaos of the Kashmir earthquake. She snuggles up to her, trying to forget the devastation of her village home and the deaths of her parents 15 days ago.

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

West's response condemned as slow and inadequate

Western governments rushed to step up their pledges for the earthquake relief effort after their initial response to the disaster was condemned as slow-moving and financially inadequate.

Saturday, April 16, 2005

What Chinese textbooks don't say

Some things you won't find in Chinese history textbooks: the 1989 democracy movement, the millions who died in a famine caused by misguided communist policies or China's military attacks on India and Vietnam.

Wednesday, July 02, 2003

Newborn emerges alive 16 hours after burial
A newborn baby girl buried by her father - who did not want a daughter - emerged alive 16 hours later from her grave in central India...

Monday, March 17, 2003

Woman burnt to death in rape row

A young "untouchable" woman was set alight and burned to death by the angry father of an upper-caste man she accused of raping her.

Thursday, November 21, 2002

CIA paid off Afghan warlords

A new book says President Bush´s advisers had grave doubts about the early course of the war in Afghanistan and suggests that the ultimate defeat of the Taliban was due largely to millions of dollars in hundred-dollar bills the CIA handed out to Afghan warlords to win their support.

Tuesday, August 20, 2002

Power of Symbols in India
The new occupant of the office, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, displayed that skill in picking a state torn by religious rioting for his first official visit, signaling his concern for the nation's Muslim minority.

Monday, August 19, 2002

We have no good words for Modi, victims tell Kalam
The victims of the Gujarat communal riots poured their hearts out before the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who arrived here today on a two-day visit.

Indian Writer Blames Govts. for Fuelling Hatred
Arundhati Roy, writer of international fame and winner of Booker Prize, and two other eminent journalists from India on Wednesday called for initiation of dialogue with Pakistan for the resolution of all out-standing issues, including Kashmir.

Wednesday, May 15, 2002

AHMEDABAD INDIA: An Indian Muslim stranded on the first floor of his house and surrounded by Hindu extremists, begs them not to burn his family and house.
Hindus Burning Muslims Alive - Pictorial

Warning: Graphic images. Scores of people have been killed by when mobs of angry Hindus attacking and burning Muslim homes and businesses in the city of Ahmedabad, the commercial hub of Gujarat state.

Friday, April 26, 2002

Women and Children Targeted, 12 Killed in Mosque Blast
At least 12 women and children have been killed and more than 20 injured in a suspected bomb attack during a religious ceremony at a Shia mosque in central Pakistan.


Friday, January 20, 2006

India 'loses 10m female births'

Sunday, December 10, 2000

RAWA rally attacked, people kidnapped

Monday, December 04, 2000

Eight months after massacre, Kashmir demands answers

Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Bangladesh flood aid plea

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