Stories about South Asia from October, 2018
Power struggle between ousted Sri Lankan PM and newly appointed PM has led to the death of a protester in Colombo.
This is only the third democratic elections to take place in the tiny, landlocked South Asian country since it abolished its Monarchy and adopted a new constitution in 2008.
Gulalai Ismail is a well-known Pashtun human rights activist and founder of Seeds of Peace network.
Journalists across India share their testimony on the deteriorating state of media — and vow to fight back
Four journalists have been killed because of their work in 2018. Killings have evoked public outrage, but little response from the government.
Legal scholars and social scientists are likely to pore over this significant judgment for its far-reaching impact on civil liberties and socio-economic issues.
"We are proud to have helped protect these endangered cats. It’s good for conservation and for tourism."