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Bangladesh delays Rohingya refugee return

Repatriation preparations incomplete; Rohingya unwilling to return without guarantees of security.

Crashed Airbus will now become Kathmandu’s first aviation museum

The Airbus A330 was carrying 224 passengers when it skidded off the runway at Kathmandu's airport in March 2015
Photo credit: Prakash Mathema/AFP

Three-year-old anointed as “living goddess” in Nepal

The tradition has drawn criticism from child-rights activists who say the Kumaris are denied a childhood.

Nepal criminalises isolation of menstruating women

Nepal's parliament Wednesday criminalised an ancient Hindu practice that banishes women from the home during menstruation. Many communities in Nepal view menstruating women as impure...