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51 women entered Indian temple in January despite protests

More than 50 women have entered the revered Sabarimala temple in India's southern Kerala state in recent weeks, defying protests from orthodox Hindus.

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Controversial Indian spiritual guru sentenced to life in prison for murder

A controversial Indian spiritual guru has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2002 murder of a journalist who helped expose the sexual abuse of women within his sect.

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Meghalaya miners: Drone locates one body in flooded Indian mine

The fate of 14 other miners trapped in the mine in Meghalaya state is still unclear.

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Justin Trudeau doppelganger spotted in Afghan talent show

A contestant in an Afghan talent show has shot to fame thanks to his resemblance to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, but admitted he had never ...

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Indian soldiers being 'honey trapped' online

A 22-year-old solider who revealed sensitive military information is part of a widespread catfishing problem plaguing the Indian army.

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'Food porn star' Indian chef gives fine dining a twist

Gaggan Anand, the executive chef at Bangkok's Michelin-starred restaurant Gaggan, has brought Indian cuisine to new heights.

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Far-right German politician starts a new party with a logo bearing a secret Nazi symbol

A leading far-right German politician has announced his departure from the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in order to create his own political organization.

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A new generation of Mauritians are working to restore its historic Chinatown

Carved out of four city blocks in the center of a tiny island in the Indian Ocean -- Chinatown near Port Louis' central market in Mauritius -- is an assault on the senses.

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The digital activist taking politicians out of Madrid politics

One file-sharing developer turned politician wants to hand decisions over to the people of Madrid.

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Far-right German politician is beaten unconscious by masked men

A far-right German lawmaker has been beaten unconscious by at least three masked assailants in an attack seen by police as "politically motivated."

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In Bosnia, a Father’s Grief Swells Into an Antigovernment Movement

The case of David Dragicevic, who was found dead in March, has become a rallying point for people disaffected with the Bosnian Serb politician ...

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Backlash over Italy minister's uniforms

The politician says his appropriation of police and fire service insignia is a sign of respect.

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The Indian goalscorer separating Ronaldo and Messi

India's Sunil Chhetri overtakes Lionel Messi in table for international goals scored by active players to move behind Cristiano Ronaldo, but who is he?

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The Indian villages desperate to change their names

Some 50 villages with strange names are trying to convince the government to grant them a new ones.

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Is the Kerala temple battle about gender, law or religion? Unfortunately, all three

To call it big would be an understatement. On Tuesday, a human chain stretching for more than 600 kilometers (372 miles) was formed by millions of women in the southern Indian state of Kerala to demand entry to a major Hindu temple that ...

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Sabarimala: Women who defied temple mobs 'have no fear'

The two women who defied a religious ban to enter an Indian temple speak exclusively to the BBC.

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Climbing the Hill: New Legislators Are Sworn In

Editor's note: Voice of America is following two new U.S. lawmakers -- Democratic Representative Katie Porter, representing California's 45th ...

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How women are changing Indian politics

In the world's largest democracy, politicians find they need to listen to women if they want power.

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First women to enter India temple in centuries now in hiding as protests rage

The two women who broke with centuries of conservative taboo Wednesday to enter a temple in the southern Indian state of Kerala are now in hiding, as violent protests left at least one person dead.

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India Rejects Trump Jeer at Modi Over Afghanistan Library

India is defending its development assistance to Afghanistan after comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he mocked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funding a library in the war torn country suggesting it is of no use. Indian officials said New Delhi has been implementing a range of mega infrastructure projects that would go a ...

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2 Indian Women Enter Sabarimala Temple, Setting Off Protests Near Hindu Shrine

The act by two women in the state of Kerala followed demonstrations for women’s rights, including a millions-strong “human chain.” But that set off ...

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Abby Sunderland: Yacht abandoned in 2010 record attempt found

It was crippled in the Indian Ocean in 2010 during a record attempt by 16-year-old Abby Sunderland.

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Meghalaya mine collapse: What it's like to work in a 'rat-hole' mine

The haunting account of an Indian coal worker who quit days before the tragedy hit.

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Two Indian women become first to enter temple after centuries-old ban

Two women in the southern Indian state of Kerala made history Wednesday, defying religious conservatives to enter the Sabarimala Temple, one of ...

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Sabarimala: Women defy historic temple ban

Two Indian women made history by walking into a temple that for centuries had banned women of menstruating age.

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Sabarimala: Indian women make history by entering temple

The Hindu temple in Kerala had previously been closed to women between the ages of 10 and 50.

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The Indian men who make money selling trash

What happens when cities don't collect rubbish door-to-door? Enter the enterprising scrap dealers.

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