The United Nations marks its International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women. Rising crime against women are a particularly worrying problem in India – where a brutal gangrape in Delhi three years ago made international headlines.
The Indian government says it is working on a plan to deport thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in the country illegally. They are now being viewed as a security threat. Murali Krishnan reports.
A village in the Indian state of Haryana has recently been officially renamed "Trump village," after the US president. The change is part of an awareness campaign promoting sanitary facilities. Murali Krishnan reports.
In August 2014, "Islamic State" militants launched what the UN calls a genocidal campaign against the religious and ethnic minority in northern Iraq. Despite the ouster of IS, the Yazidis' ordeal is far from over.
Ram Nath Kovind, a low-caste Dalit, has been elected as India's president. Kovind was chosen for the post by the ruling BJP party in a largely symbolic move, which experts say is unlikely to improve the Dalit situation.
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