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Indian police order Muslim man to prove his patriotism by leading partition celebrations

Police in India have ordered a 22-year-old Muslim to prove he is not a traitor by leading Tuesday's celebrations of the split from Pakistan...

Britons get jail and caning for Singapore sex assault during stag party

Three young British men were sentenced on Tuesday to jail time and caning for sexually assaulting a Malaysian woman during a stag party in Singapore. Khong...

Seventy years after independence, where does India stand with Britain now?

British rule was formally established by the crown after the rebellion, or as Indians call it the First War of Independence, of 1857. But...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to watch ‘reckless Yankees’ a bit longer before deciding...

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been briefed on a plan to fire missiles towards the US territory of Guam, home to US air and...

‘Iron spirit’ – Indians brave floodwaters to hoist flags on 70th anniversary of independence

Celebrating its 70th anniversary of independence, India’s prime minister said he was confident the country could take on any perceived threat from its regional...

Indian Independence Day: everything you need to know about Partition between India and Pakistan...

70 years ago, Partition came into effect, dividing British India into two new, independent countries: India and Pakistan. At midnight on August 14 1947, Jawaharlal...

Kim Jong-un ‘no longer seen as God’ as worshipping North Koreans ‘place their faith...

The North Korean regime continues to persecute anyone practising religion within its borders, according to a new US government study, although reports from within...

‘Bloodiest 24 hours’ of Philippines drugs war, as 32 shot dead by Duterte’s police

Thirty two suspected drug dealers were killed in police shootouts in the Philippines on Tuesday night, during the bloodiest 24 hours so far of...

Donald Trump praises North Korea’s Kim Jong-un for ‘wise’ decision on Guam

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a "wise" decision not to fire missiles towards the U.S. Pacific...

Indian and Chinese troops clash in disputed Himalayan border region

Indian and Chinese troops clashed briefly on a disputed area of land in the Himalayas, officials said, exacerbating tensions during a months-long standoff between...