Exit polls in India point at second term for Modi.
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Mr. Modi, one of India’s most powerful and divisive leaders in decades, seems to have emerged relatively unscathed from complaints about joblessness and distress on farms.
The turmoil came just days after newly elected members started their first session after elections plagued by vote-rigging and bribery.
The world’s biggest election will determine whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi stays in power. Here’s how it happened, and what comes next.
India has seen less violence than usual during this election season, which ends Sunday. But political and sectarian anger left at least one village scarred.
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Seven voters, who are part of a wave of women going to the polls in the world’s biggest election, talk about what matters to them.
The sentencing brings to a close one of several high-profile cases involving Chinese attempts to recruit former American intelligence officers.
The victory for Prime Minister Scott Morrison upset analysts’ expectations after six tumultuous years of conservative government. His Labor opponent, Bill Shorten, will resign his party leadership.
Ms. Kyo, whose dedication to her craft left Akira Kurosawa “speechless,” rose to fame during an extraordinarily creative period in Japanese filmmaking.
The ill-fated strike was in response to a police call for air support, after a Taliban attack in Helmand Province.
Taiwan’s legislature approved Asia’s first same-sex marriage law on Friday. Same-sex marriage supporters gathered outside Parliament in Taipei while the vote was in process.
With North Korea facing severe drought and a food crisis, the South said it would help “regardless of the political situation.”
The successful initial public offering by the rising coffee company bucks the recent trend of weakness among tech start-ups in China.
Beijing once could count on allies in business and politics to help get its way. Now many of its old allies are staying on the sidelines.
Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke’s death has thrown Australia into reflection, unleashing pride but also frustration with a perceived lack of vision in today’s leaders.
The vote came as tens of thousands of protesters filled Taipei’s streets while lawmakers faced a court-ordered deadline to act.
The mascot Chiitan, modeled on a real-life otter, drew notoriety for violent stunts that delighted social media users and the HBO comedian.
The alleged plot highlights advances in bomb-making in a country with a history of militant activity tied to the Islamic State and other extremist groups.
Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum boards.