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Bangladesh to move 15,000 Rohingya from tribal district

Cox's Bazar - Bangladesh is to move to a camp at least 15,000 Rohingya refugees who have settled in a restive hill district near the border with Myanmar, a local official said Sunday.

Pakistan plans to end separate status for 'tribal areas'

Islamabad - Pakistan on Thursday announced plans to bring its militancy-wracked tribal areas into the mainstream political fold by ending a de facto system of direct rule that critics said suppressed development and fuelled extremism.

Pakistan plans to end separate status for 'tribal areas'

Islamabad - Pakistan on Thursday announced plans to bring its militancy-wracked tribal areas into the mainstream political fold by ending a de facto system of direct rule that critics said suppressed development and fuelled extremism.

Pakistan plans to end separate status for 'tribal areas'

Islamabad - Pakistan on Thursday announced plans to bring its militancy-wracked tribal areas into the mainstream political fold by ending a de facto system of direct rule that critics said suppressed development and fuelled extremism.

26 dead in days of DR Congo clashes over slain militia chief

Kinshasa - Over two dozen people have been killed since the start of the year in clashes pitting the Democratic Republic of Congo's security forces against supporters of a slain tribal chief, a local governor said in a statement.

Op-Ed: The men of honor who kill at least 5,000 women each year

At least 5,000 women a year are killed or driven to suicide by fathers or brothers who think that, according to tribal tradition, the inferior female has shamed the family. It is most worrying that the custom has migrated to Europe and the Americas.

Pakistan signs peace deal with tribal elders

Pakistan authorities and pro-Tabliban tribal elders formed together to sign a peace deal under which the latter agreed not to provide protection or shelter to foreign militants

US Military: Afghan leaders Steal Half of All Aid

Western aid meant for Afghanistan's reconstruction is being siphoned off by corrupt police and tribal leaders.
 

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A tribal woman - Laxmi Molsom - of Tripura  India. In Tripura  19 tribes live. Molsum community is o...
A tribal woman - Laxmi Molsom - of Tripura, India. In Tripura, 19 tribes live. Molsum community is one of the most backward ethnic groups living in the State.
Rural tribal people of Tripura  India are taking a break from their work and having a chat at a door...
Rural tribal people of Tripura, India are taking a break from their work and having a chat at a doorstep of a shop. The people of this are, known as Jeolchcher under Ambassa in Dhalai district of Tripura witnessed brutal violence by tribal militants for more than two decades. Most of these rural people suffered a lot owing to militancy. After peace returned, normal development works had started and villagers got a chance to manage a daily square meal for them. Doorsteps of shop in rural Tripura
Tribal girls of Tripura  India are attending a rally in ethnic dress.
Tribal girls of Tripura, India are attending a rally in ethnic dress.
Tribal women of Tripura  India are walking the street to work site in a rainy day. Once embraced mil...
Tribal women of Tripura, India are walking the street to work site in a rainy day. Once embraced militancy, these forest dwellers are now vessels of growth.
Acute potable water crisis in the forest and hill areas of Tripura  India is major cause of stomach ...
Acute potable water crisis in the forest and hill areas of Tripura, India is major cause of stomach related diseases and death. Tribal community is the worst sufferer. The Government has started ferrying drinking water in water tankers from the plain land to affected areas. Twice a day supply of potable water in the forest covered hill areas is paying dividend as number of death from stomach related problems have come down significantly.
A tribal woman of Tripura  India is seen dressed in ethnic fashion.
A tribal woman of Tripura, India is seen dressed in ethnic fashion.
Tribal women of rural Tripura  India are bathing in a raod side water supply point. Earlier  owing t...
Tribal women of rural Tripura, India are bathing in a raod side water supply point. Earlier, owing to water scarcity in the rural areas, people had to travel miles to collect water for daily chores. Thanks to Government initiatives, now water is available, not at doorstep, but nearer to residences.
Me is seen with an elderly tribal woman at a village of Tripura  India. Notice her coin-made jewelry...
Me is seen with an elderly tribal woman at a village of Tripura, India. Notice her coin-made jewelry.
Tribal girls of Tripura  India are performing thematic dance in a Public Information Campaign organi...
Tribal girls of Tripura, India are performing thematic dance in a Public Information Campaign organized in Kumarghat - a rural area of Tripura. Thematic dance and drama are popular form of media tools used for information dissemination.
Tribal women of Tripura  a North Eastern State of India  are selling vegetables in roadside makeshif...
Tribal women of Tripura, a North Eastern State of India, are selling vegetables in roadside makeshift stalls.
Australian Aboriginals at a tribal ceremony  2013
Australian Aboriginals at a tribal ceremony, 2013
Mobile phones have invaded into the lives of tribal people. In the photo  a Reang woman dressed in e...
Mobile phones have invaded into the lives of tribal people. In the photo, a Reang woman dressed in ethnic attire is seen using a mobile phone. Reang community is one of the 19 Tribal communities living in Tripura, India. Most of these people are still educationally, economically backward though they have a rich ethnic cultural heritage.
A tribal woman & her children: Tripura  a tiny state in India located in North Eastern Part  is an a...
A tribal woman & her children: Tripura, a tiny state in India located in North Eastern Part, is an ancient land covered with natural forests. Many centuries ago, tribal people from Mongolia, Tibet, China and Burma migrated to Tripura and settled here. 19 different tribes are living in Tripura that accounts 31.05% of total population of the State (Census 2001). In the photo a women belonging to Tripuri, the largest tribal community, is seen walking towards a local village market. Once poor and il
A group of tribal women and kids belonging to Manipuri clan is enjoying a ritual ceremony. The photo...
A group of tribal women and kids belonging to Manipuri clan is enjoying a ritual ceremony. The photograph is taken in a village of Tripura, a North Eastern State of India, Asia.