In China, the confession will be televised. In fact, it already is
Many say the practice reprises the dark days of Mao’s Cultural Revolution.
The world’s greatest athlete will take his final bow this month…
…and more than a billion people will stop everything to watch.
Indian minister likens rise of PM candidate Modi to Third Reich
Modi's critics have long sought to associate the Hindu nationalist leader with fascism and blame him for anti-Muslim riots in 2002.
India's mission to Mars blasts off (VIDEO)
India on Tuesday launched Mangalyaan, an unmanned Mars-bound satellite, marking one giant leap for the country's space program.
India prepares to launch Mangalyaan, its Mars-bound spacecraft
The Mars probe is scheduled to blast off on Tuesday.
What does the (South Asian) man say?
A new film series examines the struggles of men in Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and India.
Indian Communist politician sacked for sleeping in bed of cash (VIDEO)
Indian Communist politician Samar Acharjee thought he was living the dream when he decided to take a nap in a bed of $24,000 in cash, but the rest of the country didn't find his cellphone video so funny.
India minister blames Pakistan for recent border attacks
Shooting at the frontier between the nuclear-armed rivals has been among the heaviest since a ceasefire agreement in 2003.
India bus fire kills at least 45 (VIDEO)
Six people escaped the fire, which burned the bodies inside beyond recognition.
10 of the most haunted places around the world
The world is a seriously spooky place.
Bombing in India may be related to religious, sectarian divisions
In Bihar state, several bombs went off at a rally for the Hindu nationalist party on Sunday. Though a suspect has been arrested, it may take more investigation to get to the bottom of the crime.
5 killed in blasts ahead of opposition rally in India
At least five people were killed and 24 injured in serial bomb blasts Thursday in eastern India ahead of a rally by opposition BJP's prime ministerial candidate.
Narendra Modi could be India’s next prime minister. So why won’t he talk to his wife?
GlobalPost exclusive: Wildly popular with both foreign executives and Hindu conservatives, BJP candidate Narendra Modi hasn’t spoken to his wife in more than 45 years. Yet she remains devoted to him.
Indian teen gang-raped, burned alive by 3 men
The Indian girl, age 13 or 14, died in a local hospital Wednesday morning after suffering burns to 80 percent of her body.
India's buried treasure brings hundreds seeking fortunes after holy man's dream
A holy man said a long-dead king came to him in a dream, told him to let the government claim 1,000 tons of gold worth $50 billion to stave of economic crisis.
India police question crew of US ship illegally carrying arms
Police launched an investigation into the international crew of the Seaman Guard Ohio, which was found carrying guns and ammunition in Indian waters without proper permits.
Tourists from these 10 countries are most likely to steal stuff
You like those hand towels? Some people take them home.
China and The Art of (losing) War
For centuries, China's leaders have relied on Sun Tzu's masterpiece of strategy. The result? Tragedy, weakness and defeat to inferior forces.
Why India and Pakistan must be united on health care
Commentary: Not surprisingly, India and Pakistan have nuclear bombs but few vaccines for insect-borne tropical diseases.
Cyclone Phailin: How India's government saved countless lives
Despite the devastation, things could have been far worse if not for good decisions and disaster management.
Hindus celebrate Navratri as Muslims undertake hajj
Two of the world's largest religious populations observed important celebrations over the weekend.
India temple bridge stampede kills at least 115
A stampede during a religious festival in India killed scores of people on Sunday.
Cyclone Phailin: 14 killed as super-storm sweeps through India (VIDEO)
The storm battered India on Saturday, weakening as it made its way into the nation's northwest on Sunday.
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?