Taliban bombing kills up to 29 in northern Afghanistan

Kunduz (Afghanistan) - A Taliban attack killed up to 29 people in northern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday, after a wave of lethal bombings in...

India summons Pakistan envoy over civilian deaths in Kashmir

New Delhi - India summoned Pakistan's envoy in New Delhi Sunday to protest against civilian deaths in recent troop firings along their disputed border,...

10 killed in stampede at India temple: police

New Delhi - A stampede outside a Hindu temple early on Monday killed at least 10 pilgrims in eastern India with others injured in...

Kabul bombings leave 51 dead, hundreds wounded

Kabul - Fifteen more fatalities were confirmed Saturday from a barrage of bombings in Kabul, taking the toll to 51 in the deadliest day...

Afghan officials visit Pakistan to revive peace talks

Islamabad - Afghan officials met with their counterparts in Islamabad Thursday to discuss the revival of suspended talks with the Taliban, which stalled following...

India’s economic reform agenda hits roadblocks

New Delhi - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious reform agenda has stalled with crucial bills stuck in India's parliament, which ended its latest...

India’s Tata Motors profits slump on weak China sales

Mumbai - India's largest car maker Tata Motors reported a near 50 percent dive in quarterly profits on Friday due to a slump in...

Taiwan’s Foxconn to invest $5 bn in India

Mumbai - Apple iPhone manufacturer Foxconn has agreed to invest $5 billion on a new plant in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, a...

Curfew in Indian Kashmir on eve of independence day

Srinagar (India) - Authorities imposed a curfew in parts of the main city of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Friday to prevent any move by separatists...

Afghan military helicopter crash kills 17

Kandahar (Afghanistan) - At least 17 people, including 12 Afghan army soldiers, were killed Thursday in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, the worst...

Soldier, two militants killed in Kashmir gun battles

Srinagar (India) - An Indian soldier and two suspected militants were killed in Kashmir in two separate gun battles along the de facto border...

Sri Lanka deploys thousands of police on election eve

Colombo - Sri Lanka deployed thousands of police on Sunday in stepped up security on the eve of a general election after the campaign...

Mount Everest trek route suffered minimal quake damage, study says

Kathmandu - The vast majority of guesthouses and trails on the popular Mount Everest trekking route emerged unscathed from Nepal's devastating earthquake, said an...

Bollywood hit brings hope for mute Indian stuck in Pakistan

Karachi - Deaf and mute, Geeta has been stuck in Pakistan for 13 years, unable to return to her native India because she cannot...

India wholesale prices fall for ninth straight month

Mumbai - India's wholesale prices fell for the ninth straight month in July, government data showed Friday, fuelling pressure for a further cut in...

Breaking News Iranians Prepare for Presidential Election

Iranians go to the polls Friday to elect a new president amid tight security and in an electoral process highly controlled by the regime.Campaigning...

MH370 search on Reunion island to end Monday

Sainte-Marie (France) - Active air and sea searches for fragments of doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 off Reunion island will stop on Monday after...

Stars rock Malaysia at Bollywood’s IIFA Awards

Kuala Lumpur - It was a night of Bollywood glamour and energy in Malaysia on Sunday at the International Indian Film Academy's (IIFA) annual...

Bhopal film ‘tells truth’ of disaster on 30th anniversary: director

Mumbai  - A new film depicting the toxic gas leak that killed thousands in India's Bhopal city puts the blame squarely on Union Carbide...

Indian girl falls to death from bus after alleged groping: report

New Delhi  - A 16-year-old Indian girl who was allegedly molested on a bus by the conductor and then pushed off while it was...