Taskurgan is an unforgiving place. Located at 10,140 feet in the Pamir mountain range on the borders of Afghanistan and Tajikistan, close to Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan, this small autonomous Kashgar Prefecture county in Xinjiang, China is cold, the winters are long, and food is hard to come by.
The Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar (also known as Burma) are considered to be as some of the most-persecutive people in the world.
After eight years' toil in a garment factory with a monthly pay of 500 yuan (79 U.S. dollars) at most, Bai Fenglan has managed to become her own boss and run a rewarding business.
A tsunami warning is in place following an 8.8-magnitude earthquake that shook Japan early Friday. Building swayed for several minutes, sending people out on the streets.
The latest hit reality show is calling for young men to audition, but unlike this season’s Jersey Shore, the only ‘’Situation’’ you’ll find here is a religious one.
Gay film festival Q!, an annual fixture in Indonesia and the largest gay film showcase in Asia, was condemned for the first time this year by Islamic groups.
In Australia, the network of support for the indigenous (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Muslim community is set to expand and diversify, according to its founder, Chinese and Aboriginal woman, Eugenia Flynn.
“We know you help Shan people Burma. Please help we. We Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.”
Obama the Menteng Kid (Obama Anak Menteng in Indonesian), a film depicting US President Barack Obama's early childhood in Indonesia, premiered in Jakarta on June 30 to an audience of Indonesian celebrities, politicians and US Ambassador Cameron Hume. The film opened to nationwide release the next day on July 1.