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India's #MeToo comes amid calls for 2013 law's enforcement

Oct. 11, 2018 8:39 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian actresses and writers are flooding social media with allegations of sexual harassment and assault, releasing pent-up frustration with a law that was lauded internationally but that critics say has done little to change the status quo in the world's largest democracy. "People using...

Pakistani ex-PM Sharif in court again, faces treason charges

Oct. 8, 2018 3:47 AM EDT

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in court again — this time on treason charges for comments he made earlier this year, claiming militants had crossed from Pakistan into India to carry out the deadly 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. The remarks from May, when Sharif...

Tall iron advertising structure collapses in India; 3 killed

Oct. 5, 2018 9:00 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — A tall iron frame used for advertising banners collapsed in western India on Friday as workers were pulling it down, killing at least three people and injuring six others. Police officer Dinesh Sabkale said the 40-foot (13-meter) structure came crashing down in a crowded area near a...

India, Pakistan clash in UN over support for terrorists

Sep. 29, 2018 9:27 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — India's foreign minister accused neighboring Pakistan of harboring terrorists in an angry speech Saturday before the U.N. General Assembly and rejected the notion that India is sabotaging peace talks with Pakistan, calling it "a complete lie." Hours later, Pakistan shot back in its...

Indian flight returns after passengers ill by pressure loss

Sep. 20, 2018 3:54 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — A Jet Airways flight returned to Mumbai, India's financial capital, on Thursday after dozens of passengers complained of ear pain and nose bleeding due to the loss in cabin pressure. An airline statement said Flight 9W697 with 166 passengers and five crew members landed normally in Mumbai....

Indian police arrest man for allegedly raping his daughter

Sep. 20, 2018 3:34 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police arrested a 40-year-old man for allegedly raping his teenage daughter for four years in western India, police said Thursday. The man was living with his 14-year-old daughter after separating from his wife and two sons seven years ago in Thane city near Mumbai, India's financial...

Indian Muslims protest China's detention of Uighur Muslims

Sep. 14, 2018 6:53 AM EDT

MUMBAI, India (AP) — About 150 Muslims protested in Mumbai, India's financial capital, on Friday to demand that China stop detaining thousands of minority Uighur Muslims in camps and political indoctrination centers in its Xinjiang region. The protesters chanted "Down with China'" as they demonstrated...