South Asia

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    China warns Indian troops to get out of contested region

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:01am on August 04, 2017

    Beijing is intensifying its warnings to Indian troops to get out of a contested region high in the Himalayas where China, India and Bhutan meet,...

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    Anti-India strike, security lockdown shuts disputed Kashmir

    Associated Press | Updated at 02:06pm on August 02, 2017

    A fresh strike called by anti-India separatists to protest the killings of two top rebels and a civilian shut down disputed Kashmir Wednesday while a...

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    Afghan official says blast at Shiite mosque kills 29 

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:10am on August 02, 2017

    A suicide bomber stormed into the largest Shiite Muslim mosque in Afghanistan's Herat province Tuesday night opening fire on worshippers before blowing himself up, killing at least...

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    Attack on Shi’ite mosque in Afghan city kills more than 20

    Reuters . Afghanistan | Updated at 12:25am on August 02, 2017

    An attack on a Shi’ite mosque in the western Afghan city of Herat on Tuesday killed more than 20 people and wounded 30 others, officials...

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    Attack on Shia mosque in Afghanistan kills more than 20

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:23pm on August 01, 2017

    Attackers, including a suicide bomber, killed more than 20 people at a Shia mosque in Afghanistan's main western city of Herat Tuesday, officials said...

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    Pak parliament elects Abbasi as new PM

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:05am on August 02, 2017

    Pakistan’s parliament elected ruling party loyalist Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as prime minister on Tuesday, days after Nawaz Sharif was ousted by the Supreme Court after...

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    Pakistan set to elect new PM tomorrow

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:05am on July 31, 2017

    Pakistan’s lawmakers will elect a new prime minister on Tuesday to replace ousted leader Nawaz Sharif, with ruling party stalwart Shahid Khaqan Abbasi expected to...

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    Brother to succeed Newaz, Abbasi to take over as interim PM

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:05am on July 30, 2017

    Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif named his brother Shahbaz, the chief minister of Punjab province, as his successor and nominated ex-oil minister Shahid Khaqan...

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    Pakistan party holds meeting to consider PM successor 

    Associated Press | Updated at 12:05pm on July 29, 2017

    A top leader from the ruling party of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif says a meeting of the party's lawmakers has been convened to consider...

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    Pak PM resigns after court order

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:05am on July 29, 2017

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif from office on Friday over undeclared assets, plunging the nuclear-armed South Asian nation into political turmoil after...