Nepal must scrap a 35-day time limit for reporting rapes that prevents victims from seeking justice, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday in a report on wartime sexual violence in the Himalayan nation.
A white tiger on Tuesday attacked and killed a youth who appeared to have jumped or fallen into its enclosure at a zoo in the Indian capital, witnesses said.
The Philippines' biggest mall operator said Tuesday it had withdrawn from its shelves a T-shirt that made fun of rape, following social media outrage.
China's world and Olympic champion Lyu Xiaojun staved off the biggest upset of the Asian Games weightlifting so far when he summoned up one final glorious golden lift Tuesday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Tuesday denounced human rights abuse in North Korea and called on Pyongyang to shut down its penal colonies riddled with “barbarity and inhumanity.”
Former Australian leader John Howard has said he was embarrassed that the U.S. intelligence on weapons of mass destruction he used to send troops to Iraq in 2003 proved to be unfounded.
Caked with mud and soaked in putrid water, Qazi Mohammad Yahya's ruined handmade carpets and Pashmina shawls reflect Indian Kashmir's economic devastation from the region's worst floods in a century.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday warned Australians fighting with extremists in the Middle East they face lengthy jail terms if they return home as the government tightens counter-terrorism laws.
For Vietnamese sex workers like Do Thi Oanh, being caught touting for business used to carry a long stint in forced “rehabilitation,” but as fines replace detention, many detect a shifting attitude toward the world's oldest profession.
Bangladesh's main opposition leader Khaleda Zia went on trial Monday charged with embezzling US$650,000 in two corruption cases that could see her jailed for life if found guilty.