Bangladesh holds ‘peace rally’ to denounce violence against Hindus

The violence was caused by rumours of a blasphemous image and remarks about Islam in a Facebook post allegedly by a local Hindu man.

19 Oct 2021 - 8:48PM
China, India deadlocked over troops near key Himalayan pass
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Spate of weekend shootings in Indian Kashmir leaves 4 civilians dead
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Pakistan man kills daughters, grandchildren with house blaze: police
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Landslides and floods kill at least 25 in southwest India
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Muslims and Hindus protest in Bangladesh over perceived insult to Islam

The wave of violence against local Hindus follows a viral social media image perceived as insulting to the country’s Muslim majority.

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US, Japan, Australia, India hold Malabar naval exercise in Bay of Bengal
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Death by snakebite: new murder weapon of choice in India
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Nepal activists want to legalise marijuana in the former hippie haven
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India’s fusion sushi craze sparks call to ‘save’ Japanese dish from tandoori cooking
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5 Indian soldiers in Kashmir killed in ambush near border
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11 Oct 2021 - 10:14PM
Abdul Qadeer Khan, ‘father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb’, dies aged 85
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India woos chip-makers with Taiwan and Quad on its side, as it takes on China
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