In India, people of restricted growth, or dwarfs, continue to be marginalised.
In Singapore, the bus driver who knocked over and killed a man in the Little India area on Sunday night, was arrested and let out on bail yesterday.
Today marks the 21st anniversary of the demolition of India's Babri Mosque, an event that created a social and political upheaval in the country, the effects of which can still be felt.
Public disappointment over sexual crimes against women is breaking out again.
Mata Amritanandamayi, a spiritual guru from southern India, has founded a huge network of charities, schools and shelters across the world.
India's defence minister on Wednesday poured cold water on hopes that a contract for France to supply 126 Rafale fighter jets will soon be signed.
Leaders of two of the world's biggest economies, Russia and India, have met Chinese leader Xi Jinping this week.
At the Museum of Asian Arts in Paris, cinema and performing art add some spice to the less mobile, although nonetheless beautiful and fascinating, artefacts.
The trafficking of girls from Bangladesh and Nepal to India for forced prostitution is one of the busiest sex-slave trafficking routes in the world.
The French government has for the first time admitted that it does not expect the long-postponed deal to sell Rafale fighter-jets to India to be signed this year.