Government forces in riot gear are patrolling Kashmir, four days after India announced a change to the contested territory’s political status. Until then, India’s only Muslim-majority region had enjoyed a high degree of autonomy. Nick Schifrin talks to retired Amb.
In our news wrap Monday, more violence erupted in Hong Kong after a strike by pro-democracy forces disrupted commuter traffic. Police fired tear gas to disperse the crowds, while Chief Executive Carrie Lam urged restraint by the protesters. Meanwhile, stocks…
Students at the Institute of Management Studies play with colors to celebrate Holi, on March 9, in Noida, India. Holi is a Hindu spring festival in India and Nepal, also known as the "festival of colors" or the "festival of…
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Why wasn’t Nepal better prepared for an earthquake that everyone expected? Judy Woodruff talks to Jonah Blank of RAND Corporation about the political and economic challenges in Nepal.
By PBS NewsHour
Anger and grief from the Mumbai attacks has spread throughout Indian cities and villages both large and small as people struggle to make sense of the bloodshed. NewsHour special correspondent Simon Marks reports from India on reaction to the attacks…
A series of coordinated blasts tore through a troubled section of northeast India on Thursday, killing at least 61 people and wounding hundreds more as police rushed to uncover any additional unexploded devices.
By PBS NewsHour
Dozens of people were killed Tuesday in western India after a series of bomb attacks ripped through the busy city of Jaipur.
Almost 50,000 of the growing immigrant population in Minneapolis and St. Paul are Somali Muslims, who have been arriving steadily since civil war wracked their home country in 1991. The NewsHour presents a report on the Muslim community's efforts at…
At least nine more people died in Western India Monday as a result of continuing violence between Hindus and Muslims that has left more than 570 dead in six days.
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