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The 'mystic minstrels' of Bangladesh thrive amid adversity

The 'mystic minstrels' of Bangladesh thrive amid adversity

Humanist and non-sectarian, they have been branded by hardline Muslims as heretics

Indonesian law on interfaith unions thrown into judicial spotlight

Indonesian law on interfaith unions thrown into judicial spotlight

Debate rages after legal challenge questions religion’s role in marriage

Nepalese worker first woman in Malaysia jailed for abortion

Nepalese worker first woman in Malaysia jailed for abortion

The practice is a taboo subject in the Muslim-majority country, yet tens of thousands are carried out annually

In shadows of Indonesian volcano, a winding road to recovery

In shadows of Indonesian volcano, a winding road to recovery

Four years after the last eruption of Mount Merapi, local residents are still trying to rebuild

Pakistan's bonded laborers trapped in 'slavery' by never ending debts

Pakistan's bonded laborers trapped in 'slavery' by never ending debts

In vicious cycle, employers tack on exorbitant charges for accommodation, food and more

Thirty years on, fight for justice still rages in Bhopal

Thirty years on, fight for justice still rages in Bhopal

Many survivors still seek fair compensation decades after the tragedy

In India, vasectomies cut too close to home

In India, vasectomies cut too close to home

Soaring population demands new approach, but men reluctant to get 'the snip'

Murders fuel caste tensions in rural India

Murders fuel caste tensions in rural India

Despite ban on caste discrimination, deep-rooted prejudice against Dalits remains

Dissidents pay heavy price in China

Dissidents pay heavy price in China

In addition to harsh prison terms, recent cases have seen hefty fines that bankrupt entire families

For Turkey's remaining Assyrian Christians, a dream of better days

For Turkey's remaining Assyrian Christians, a dream of better days

Former exiles have high expectations for Pope Francis' visit to the country, which begins Friday

Hindu revellers ignore outcry over mass animal slaughter in Nepal

Hindu revellers ignore outcry over mass animal slaughter in Nepal

Thousands of animals — from buffaloes to rats — will be butchered during the two-day Gadhimai Festival

In West Timor, former refugees face a difficult choice: returning home

In West Timor, former refugees face a difficult choice: returning home

Many pro-integration East Timorese say their lives have seen little improvement in Indonesia

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