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Women's fight for toilets in rural Pakistan Women's fight for toilets in rural Pakistan

The initiative has come from a Pakistani non-profit, the Lodhran Pilot Project (LPP)


Climate change: Report warns of growing impact on US life Dire warning on US climate change impacts

The report says climate change is "presenting growing challenges to human health and safety, quality of life, and the rate of economic growth"


The gap between myth and reality in election finance The gap between myth and reality in election finance

The legal limit on election expenses for each contesting candidate is determined on a per capita basis


Skripal poisoning: Policeman's family 'lost everything' because of Novichok 'We lost everything because of Novichok'

After finishing work on that fateful day, he unwittingly contaminated his home


What would happen if a solar storm hit Earth? What would happen if a solar storm hit Earth?

In 1972, dozens of sea mines off the coast of Vietnam mysteriously exploded


Iraqi university rebuilds after IS 'dark age'

Iraqi university rebuilds after IS 'dark age'

The university was occupied for more than two years by the so-called Islamic State group - and kept open in a state of persecution and terror


Saudi and US: a friendship based on security and oil Saudi-US friendship based on security and oil

On February 14, 1945, their partnership was sealed during a historic meeting between king Abdel Aziz bin Saud and president Franklin D. Roosevelt


Migrant workers send home £8bn to families Migrant workers in UK send home £8bn

The remittances sent home by migrants can be a lifeline for families in poorer countries - sent back by people working in wealthier parts of the world


Olympic Games: Why cities are snubbing the 'greatest show on Earth' Why cities are snubbing the Olympics

Both the summer and winter versions of the Olympic Games are multi-billion dollar spectacles that bring together the world's top athletes


Khmer Rouge verdict: 'I live next to my torturer' Khmer Rouge verdict: 'I live next to my torturer'

Prime Minister Hun Sen, himself a former Khmer Rouge commander, has been outspoken in his opposition to further trials of mid-ranking cadre


The glamour and drama of the Oscars of Asia The glamour and drama of the Oscars of Asia

The Oscar statuette is Hollywood's biggest trophy


Suneung: The day silence falls over South Korea Suneung: The day silence falls over South Korea

The infamous Suneung, an abbreviation for College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) in Korean, is an eight-hour marathon of back-to-back exams


Is India waging a 'war' on Islamic names? Is India waging a 'war' on Islamic names?

More than 100 of them, including the most prominent, have been renamed since Independence - Bombay to Mumbai, Calcutta to Kolkata, Madras to Chennai


Stan Lee obituary: The genius of the superhero creator The genius of superhero creator Stan Lee

Many marvel at the man who gave his characters extraordinary powers and everyday headaches - a formula which revolutionised comics


The forgotten English poet buried in India The forgotten English poet buried in India

There is a poetic aspect to Nicholson's overgrown burial spot


Mahinda Rajapaksa: Return of Sri Lanka's wartime strongman Rajapaksa: Return of Sri Lanka's wartime strongman

Ranil Wickremesinghe, the prime minister recently sacked by his erstwhile ally, President Maithripala Sirisena


Delhi pollution: Are Diwali fireworks to blame? Are Diwali fireworks to blame for smog?

There are studies which show that levels of some hazardous pollutants rise significantly during the Diwali period


Record number of women win seats in US midterm elections Record number of women win seats in US midterm elections

On the Senate side, 12 women would win Senate seats, with two newly elected women joining nine female incumbents


First two Muslim women elected to US Congress: Networks First two Muslim women elected to US Congress

Ilhan Omar, a Somali refugee, won a House seat in a heavily-Democratic district in the Midwestern state of Minnesota


Suicides among Japanese young people hit 30-year high Japan youth suicides hit 30-year high

In the fiscal year 2016/7 up to March, 250 children from elementary to high school age were recorded as having taken their own lives


US 2018 mid-terms in charts: Should Donald Trump be worried? An election looms - should Trump be worried?

Voters will be choosing members of Congress - 35 senators and all 435 members of the House of Representatives - as well as 36 state governors


Khashoggi murder: Is Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed finished? Khashoggi murder: Is Saudi crown prince finished?

Then there is the ongoing spat with neighbouring Qatar, a major Western ally


RBI: What is the Indian central bank's conflict with the government? Why is India at war with its central bank?

The two have also differed over government plans to set up a separate regulator to look after digital payments


Sexual abuse of women 'common' in North Korea Sexual abuse of women 'common' in North Korea

The report is based on interviews with 62 North Koreans who fled the country and provided detailed accounts of rape and sexual abuse


56,800 migrants dead and missing in 4 years 56,800 migrants dead and missing in 4 years

The tens of thousands of people who die or simply disappear during their journeys, never to be seen again


Climate change: Oceans 'soaking up more heat than estimated' Heating of oceans 'underestimated'

Their study suggests that the seas have absorbed 60% more than previously thought


Lion Air: How could a brand new plane crash? How could a brand new plane crash?

This is the first major incident involving that kind of plane


‘Modi is favourite prime ministerial candidate of Muslims for 2019’ ‘Modi is favourite prime ministerial candidate of Muslims for 2019’

On the Ram temple issue, senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said for the BJP, it was a matter of faith and not a poll plank


Kentucky grocery shootings were 'possible hate crime' US grocery shooting 'possible hate crime'

Gregory Bush, 51, has been charged with two counts of murder and 10 of wanton endangerment over Wednesday's incident


3 things to know about Brazil's presidential candidates 3 things to know about Brazil's presidential candidates

The success of his campaign caught many by surprise as Bolsonaro tapped into an anti-establishment wave


'The food supplement that ruined my liver' 'The food supplement that ruined my liver'

Jim McCants took green tea capsules in a drive to get healthy in middle age and now, his doctors say they left him needing an urgent liver transplant


Who is to blame for America's toxic environment? Who is to blame for America's toxic environment?

Washington, and much of America, has been subjected to an increasingly toxic political climate. Who and what is to blame


Migrant caravan: What is it and why does it matter? What is the migrant caravan heading to US?

They say they are fleeing persecution, poverty and violence in their home countries of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador


Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge: World's longest sea crossing opens to quiet start Quiet start for world's longest sea crossing

The $20bn (£15.3bn) bridge spans 55km (34 miles) and connects Hong Kong to Macau and the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai


More concerned than ever for human rights defenders: UN expert Human rights defenders facing more attack worldwide

The expert called on States to renew their commitment to the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders on the 20th anniversary of its adoption


UN humanitarian chief: 8.4 million Yemenis need urgent aid 8.4 million Yemenis need urgent aid: UN

Estimate that 3.5 million to 4 million more people could become severely food insecure in the months ahead


National apology delivered to Australia sexual abuse victims National apology delivered to Australia sexual abuse victims

It follows a five-year inquiry which found tens of thousands of children had suffered abuse in the nation's institutions over decades


Do you speak Telugu? Welcome to America Do you speak Telugu? Welcome to America

The number of US residents speaking Telugu rose by 86% between 2010 and 2017, according to an online video by the World Economic Forum


The Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, bridge between cultures   The Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, bridge between cultures

Jamal earned the respect of all sides, whether Islamist or leftist and secular

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