South Asia

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    Lanka president suffers latest setback in parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:15am on November 24, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s deposed prime minister secured control of a key committee in parliament Friday, dealing a blow to the country’s president in the latest twist...

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    Bomb hidden in vegetables kills 31 in Pakistan market

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar | Updated at 12:53am on November 24, 2018

    At least 31 people were killed and 50 wounded when a bomb hidden in a carton of vegetables ripped through a crowded marketplace in Pakistan’s...

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    Indian troops kill 6 in Kashmir

    Reuters . Srinagar | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    Indian troops killed six separatist militants in a gunbattle in the disputed region of Kashmir on Friday, the army said, taking the death toll for...

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    Four killed as gunmen attack Chinese consulate in Karachi

    Agence France-Presse . Karachi | Updated at 12:56pm on November 23, 2018

    Four people were killed on Friday when gunmen armed with hand grenades and a suicide vest stormed the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani city of...

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    India’s govt dissolves Kashmir state assembly

    Agence-France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2018

    India’s government has dissolved the Kashmir state assembly in a sudden move that could lead to fresh elections and further turmoil in the disputed region...

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    VHP expects 3,00,000 to rally for Ram temple at Babri mosque site

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 06:36pm on November 22, 2018

    Some 300,000 Indians are expected to rally this weekend to press for a Hindu temple to be built at a disputed site where a mosque...

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    Indian baby survives being run over by train

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 04:58pm on November 22, 2018

    An Indian baby who was dropped onto railway tracks moments before a train passed through the station has escaped unscathed.The dramatic incident, captured on cell...

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    Five dead, 18 hurt as car rams into children in China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 02:43pm on November 22, 2018

    A car rammed into a group of schoolchildren crossing a street in front of an elementary school in northeast China on Thursday, killing five people...

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    Three children killed playing with mortar in Pakistan's Swat: police

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar | Updated at 01:44pm on November 22, 2018

    Three children were killed after a mortar shell they mistook for a toy exploded in a field in Pakistan's north western Swat valley, police said...

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    Six killed, 10 injured in explosion near ordnance depot in India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00pm on November 20, 2018

    At least six people were killed and 10 others injured on Tuesday morning after an artillery shell exploded during handling at an ordnance depot in...