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Indian snake catchers hope 'fantasy homes' will keep them from slavery

Members of a once-Nomadic tribe known for snake catching skills will be among the first residents of a "rural gated community" in India.

August 23, 2017

Mosques speak out in Indian city to stop sale of brides to Arab men

Mosques in the Indian technology hub of Hyderabad are joining a growing campaign to stop schoolgirls being sold as brides to elderly Arab men, authorities said.

August 22, 2017

Battling century's worst drought, India's farmers revive traditional grains

For Nel Jayaraman, the realization that hybrid seeds, chemical fertilizers and pesticides were making farmers more vulnerable to extreme weather came slowly.

August 22, 2017

America's 16 years in Afghanistan: From triumph to stalemate

Trump is the third US president to grapple with the Afghan challenge.

August 22, 2017