Sita Pariyar had barely recovered from childbirth when her uterus slipped out of her body, making her one of hundreds of thousands of Nepalese women struck by a debilitating reproductive condition.
Nepal is considering a plan to lease Himalayan peaks to private tourism companies, an official said Tuesday, in a bid to ease traffic on Mount Everest and help jumpstart the economy.
Sri Lankan authorities halted excavations after recovering 81 skeletal remains from an unmarked mass grave atop an old burial ground in the island's former war zone, an official said Saturday.
Sri Lanka on Saturday warned that U.S. efforts to force an international investigation into alleged war crimes on the island could have an “adverse impact” on all developing nations.
Women in the Pacific region face some of the highest domestic violence rates globally and are the worst represented politically, the Pacific Islands Forum has warned as the world marks International Women's Day.
A U.S.-led resolution calling for an international probe into allegations that 40,000 civilians were killed at the end of Sri Lanka's separatist war has been filed with the U.N.'s top rights body.
For Muslim communities eking out an existence in segregated camps in Myanmar's Rakhine state, aid groups provide a lifeline, but their work is coming under threat from Buddhist nationalist campaigns that have pushed the government to eject Doctors Without Borders (MSF) from the region.
Myanmar denied reports it expelled medical aid organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) from the country, saying that group had only been “temporarily suspended” from working in the western state of Rakhine, media reports said Sunday.
A Sri Lankan family has stumbled upon the remains of at least nine bodies buried in the garden of their home, police said Saturday, the latest mass grave to be discovered in the country's former war zone.
Nepal Telecom (NT) has moved a step ahead in its quest to hitch up with a strategic partner, with its board approving plans to hire a consultant to write the bid documents.