India braces for Cyclone Phailin
Cyclone Phailin may be the strongest storm to strike India in over a decade, officials said.
Cyclone Phailin: 800,000 flee as mega-storm menaces India (VIDEO)
A maximum-strength 'super-cyclone' came ashore in India on Saturday with 124 mile-per-hour winds.
India: Orissa and Andhra Pradesh states brace for Cyclone Phailin
The 'severe' cyclone is expected to make landfall on Saturday, bringing winds of 124-134 miles per hour and heavy rain.
Cambodia’s flooding brings specter of disease
Each year rivers swell, lakes expand and villages sink beneath soupy brown waters. This year’s flooding is particularly miserable.
Sachin Tendulkar, a hero to a billion Indians, retires from cricket
"It's hard for me to imagine a life without playing cricket because it's all I have ever done since I was 11 years old," said Sachin Tendulkar.
The language of dumplings is universal
Who doesn't like a tiny present wrapped in dough?
India car sales post steepest half-year drop in decade
The figures from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) indicated the once-booming sector is on track for a second year of declining sales.
Obama’s Asia summit no-show: How it looks from over there
News analysis: Obama canceled a key Asia trip to deal with the government shutdown. Was it really a slam dunk for China?
Protests as Indian cabinet approves new state
Demonstrators blocked roads and took to the streets in coastal regions of the state of Andhra Pradesh after the decision was made to split the region in two.
For sale: Chinese babies and children
As many as 70,000 Chinese children are abducted and sold each year. Some end up in the US.
India points finger at Pakistan army in Kashmir clash
An Indian army commander said Wednesday that Pakistani troops might be involved in an ongoing gunbattle near the disputed border in Kashmir, just days after the prime ministers of both countries agreed to soothe tensions.
Who wins from India’s economic woes?
With the rupee’s slide, politicians, tourists and some businesses stand to profit.
India seeks to regulate its booming 'rent-a-womb' industry
A debate over whether the unregulated industry exploits poor women prompted authorities to draft a law that could make it tougher for foreigners seeking babies made in India.
Mumbai building collapse imperils many lives in India
With at least six people confirmed dead, rescue efforts continue at the site of a collapsed building in India's Mumbai.
Mumbai building collapse kills at least 42, leaves dozens trapped beneath rubble (VIDEO)
Many lives are in danger in India's Mumbai after a five-story building caved in.
Militants storm Indian bases in Kashmir, kill 9
Militants stormed a police station and army base in Kashmir, killing at least nine in an attack that could derail peace talks between India and Pakistan.
Flooding forces thousands to flee their homes in Indian state of Gujarat
Tens of thousands of people have evacuated and at least three were killed by heavy flooding that inundated villages in the west Indian state of Gujarat.
Mumbai police hunt for escaped terror suspect Afzal Usmani in India
Police in Mumbai are looking for Afzal Usmani after he reportedly escaped from court while on trial for his alleged part in a terror attack on Ahmedabad.
India honor killing: Police arrest 3 people over murder of young couple planning to wed
The lovers had eloped and planned to marry despite family opposition.
Indian court slams police for arresting 'suspicious' tea drinker
An Indian court has reprimanded police for arresting a man they accused of drinking tea in a "suspicious" manner at one of the country's ubiquitous roadside stalls.
Thank goodness it's Goat Week!
For obvious reasons.
Are Indian politics headed for a conflagration?
With an economy in shambles and a deeply polarizing Hindu nationalist figure leading the polls as India's next prime minister, is India poised to be the world's next hot spot?
BJP chooses Narendra Modi as candidate for India's next prime minister
India's opposition Hindu fundamentalist party chose the controversial former chief minister of Gujarat as its candidate for prime minister in the 2014 elections.
Delhi gang rape sentence: 4 men get death penalty
Four men convicted of raping of a young woman aboard a bus in Delhi last year have been sentenced to death.
China's New Great Game
With big deals and money, Xi Jinping expands China’s sphere of influence into Central Asia.
India festival: Hindu devotees celebrate birthday of Lord Ganesha
The 10-day festival began on Sept. 9 in India and honors Lord Ganesha, the god of new beginnings.
India: Death sentence sought in Delhi rape case, decision expected Friday (VIDEO)
Prosecutor calls for "nothing short of death" for men convicted of raping a 23-year-old woman on a public bus in India's Delhi.
Four Delhi gang rape suspects convicted
Four men have been found guilty of gang-raping a woman on a bus in the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Broke, abandoned and depressed
A tragic end game for Myanmar’s freed democracy advocates
Thousands of Indian troops deployed after clashes kill almost 30
Authorities declared a high-security alert following the violence in which mobs burned houses and a mosque in the state, which has been the scene of some of the nation's worst religious riots in recent decades.
Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari steps down
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari ended his five-year term Sunday, stepping down as India-born Mamnoon Hussain prepares to take over.