Nov. 8 will be remembered in India for a long time to come. In a televised speech to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that cash notes representing 86 percent of the country’s circulating currency would no longer be…
By Kamala Kelkar
Emergency responders continued to dig through the carnage of a train wreck in Northern India on Sunday that killed more than 100 people.
By Michael D. Regan
Millions of Indians crowded attempted to exchange 500- and 1000- rupee notes after the country's prime minister declared them defunct this week.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, Kurdish-led forces pressed toward the Islamic State’s de facto capital Raqqa after announcing the offensive Sunday. Also, the Justice Department announced it is sending 500 staffers to 28 states to watch for civil rights violations…
Delhi closed more than 1,700 schools on Friday and Saturday because air pollution there is too dangerous for children’s lungs.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
The arrests of more than 8,000 people from India, China, Romania, Bangladesh and Nepal is offering a new challenge to immigration agents tasked with fully identifying would-be immigrants.
By Jane Qiu, Scientific American
A weird phenomenon is happening high above the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalayas that could prove to be an atmospheric nightmare for the ozone layer.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, two powerful earthquakes destroyed a 15th century church and hundreds of homes in the Italian town of Visso. Also, Libya’s navy reported that at least 90 people -- mostly African migrants -- drowned when their…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The Justice Department has charged 61 defendants in the United States and abroad in connection with a call center operation that officials say is based in India.
By Bradley Klapper and Ignatius Ssuuna, Associated Press
Nearly 200 nations have reached a deal to limit the use of greenhouse gases far more powerful than carbon dioxide.
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