South Asia

  • Images

    Four killed in bomb targeting Balochistan train

    Agence France-Presse . Quetta | Updated at 04:54pm on March 17, 2019

    At least four people were killed and seven injured when a remote-controlled bomb exploded on a railway line in southwest Pakistan as a passenger train...

  • Images

    India, Pakistan threats to unleash missiles at each other

    Reuters . New Delhi/Islamabad/Washington | Updated at 11:27am on March 17, 2019

    The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by US officials, including national security advisor John...

  • Images

    France freezes assets of JeM chief Masood Azhar

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 01:50am on March 16, 2019

    France has decided to freeze the assets of Jaish-e-Mohammed founder and leader Masood Azhar, the French government said on Friday.A joint statement issued by the...

  • Images

    Economists sound warning over India data ahead of polls

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai, India | Updated at 01:47am on March 16, 2019

    A group of more than 100 experts sounded a pre-election alarm Friday over Indian economic data, accusing prime minister Narendra Modi’s government of tweaking or...

  • Images

    5 dead in Mumbai foot bridge collapse

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 02:14am on March 15, 2019

    Five people were killed and 36 injured when part of a pedestrian bridge collapsed during evening rush hour on Thursday in India’s financial capital Mumbai,...

  • Images

    China delays UN bid to blacklist JeM chief as terrorist

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:50am on March 15, 2019

    China on Wednesday put on hold a request by Britain, France and the United States to add the leader of a Pakistan-based Islamist group behind...

  • Images

    India, Pakistan agree on new route for Sikh pilgrims

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:45am on March 15, 2019

    India and Pakistan agreed on Thursday to go forward with a new border crossing and route for Sikh pilgrims to visit a holy temple in...

  • Images

    Nobel winner Satyarthi warns of media war-mongering in India

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:27am on March 13, 2019

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi warned Monday about ‘war-mongering’ by Indian journalists during the latest confrontation with Pakistan.The Indian activist, who won the Nobel...

  • Images

    US says Pakistan committed to easing tensions

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2019

    White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Monday Pakistan’s foreign minister has assured him Islamabad is committed to de-escalating tensions with India and...

  • Images

    Jobless millions to haunt India election

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 03:10am on March 12, 2019

    Vishal Chowdhary is young, bright and armed with an MBA. But he has spent two years struggling to find work in India’s sluggish jobs market...