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Rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu cries while speaking to reporters upon her release from prison in Manipur on Wednesday (August 20th). She vowed to continue a hunger strike until India scraps the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. [AFP]
Unilaterally declaring a caliphate violates Islamic principles, according to Muslim leaders in Asia, who see ISIL as brutal, divisive and politicised.
2014-08-22 Most Indians appreciated Modi's remarks condemning communal violence and abuse of women.
2014-08-21 Farmers learning to rely less on pesticides discover a booming market.
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2014-08-19 In India, the Middle Eastern extremist's group effort to drive a wedge between followers of Islam's two main branches is failing.
2014-08-16 Locals want to see measures taken to resolve conflict in the Valley; BJP offers development projects.
2014-08-15 International lawyers who prosecuted war criminals in Sierra Leone and the formerYugoslavia are advising a governmental body probing war-time allegations against the Sri Lankan military..
In India, the Middle Eastern extremist's group effort to drive a wedge between followers of Islam's two main branches is failing.
Despite the cost, parents want to see their children escape poverty by staying in school.