World’s population, to reach 8 billion by November 15, could grow to 8.5 billion in 2030 India is set to surpass China as the world’s most populous country in 2023, with each counting more than 1.4 billion residents this year, a United..
At least 77 people have died in monsoon rains lashing Pakistan, the country's climate change minister said Wednesday, warning more heavier-than-usual downpours lay ahead. "For me, it's a national tragedy," Sherry Rehman told a ne..
Leaders of Sri Lanka's protest movement said on Sunday they would occupy the residences of the president and prime minister until they finally quit office, the day after the two men agreed to resign leaving the country in political limbo. Thou..
Qatar said on Tuesday that World Cup fans have “a lot of options” with more than 100,000 rooms currently available and tens of thousands more expected by the tournament’s kickoff. Some football supporters have expressed concern t..
India's consumer protection authority has banned hotels and restaurants from levying a service charge on bills. The order came after authorities said there had been an increase in complaints by customers being forced to pay the charge. Rest..
Indian police made fresh arrests on Saturday over the murder of a Hindu tailor in Rajasthan, which sparked tensions between the Hindu majority and Muslim minority and a clampdown on protests and the Internet to prevent them from escalating. Two Mu..
Cash-strapped Sri Lanka on Sunday extended school closures for one week because there isn't enough fuel for teachers and parents to get children to classrooms, and the energy minister appealed to the country's expatriates to send money home t..
India's top court has rebuked a former spokesperson of the ruling party for her controversial remarks on the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). The court told Nupur Sharma that "her loose tongue has set the entire country on fire". Her rema..
A 10-year-old girl was denied an abortion in Ohio after the Supreme Court ruled last week that it was overturning Roe v. Wade, demonstrating the tangible impacts that the high court’s decision is having on patients seeking access to the medical..