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Growing unease as India curbs the net to keep the peace

Under the rule of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India's Hindu nationalist leader, Internet shutdowns have escalated sharply in the world's largest democracy.

September 18, 2017

Criticized by Trump, Iran nuclear deal faces tough scrutiny in UN talks

The Republican president has called the agreement, struck under his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama, "the worst deal ever negotiated."

September 18, 2017

Aid group warns of death among Rohingya in Bangladesh

Nearly 410,000 members of the Rohingya Muslim minority fled from western Rakhine state to Bangladesh to escape a military offensive.

September 17, 2017

The merging of education systems in Bhutan

At a time when monastic and secular education is construed as separate forms of schooling in the country, 15 nuns are proving otherwise.

September 17, 2017