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More than 35,000 people form the Nepalese national flag at Tundikhel open ground in Kathmandu on Saturday (August 23rd). They broke the previous world record for the "largest human national flag", set in February by 28,957 Pakistanis. [Prakash Mathema/AFP]
South and Southeast Asian Muslims unite against ISIL's persecution of Iraq's minority religious communities.
2014-08-29 James Foley's killers have done Islam much harm, Muslim figures say.
2014-08-28 Srinagar facility is the first in region with Advanced Basic Life Support equipment.
2014-08-27 Bangladesh has made strides in girls' education and gender parity but child marriage remains a problem.
2014-08-26 The bank and its subsidised loans will help migrants send remittances, avoid high interest rates.
2014-08-23 The prospect of warmer bilateral relations breaks down as New Delhi and Islamabad accuse each other of behaving badly over Kashmir.
2014-08-22 Most Indians appreciated Modi's remarks condemning communal violence and abuse of women.
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.