Pak's peace overture negated by India in 'usual belligerent manner': Pak President Arif Alvi

Pakistan's peace overture was negated by India in a "usual belligerent manner", said Pakistan President Arif Alvi expressing disappointment over India's decision to call off the meeting between the Read Article

Nepal to block pornographic content amid rising rape statistics

The Government of Nepal on Friday said it would block the publication and dissemination of pornographic content in the nation, citing an increase in incidents of rape. Read Article

India calling off foreign minister-level meeting in New York 'unfortunate': Pak Foreign Minister Qureshi

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Friday expressed disappointment at India calling off a meeting between him and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New York and alleged that "i Read Article

Abdulla Yameen, unlikely Maldives strongman

Back when he was a mild-mannered civil servant, few in the Maldives predicted Abdulla Yameen would one day run the country, let alone with an iron grip, locking up judges, his rivals and even his 8 Read Article

Canada lawmakers declare Myanmar Rohingya killings 'genocide'

Canadian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously voted to declare Myanmar's military against the Rohingya people a "genocide." Read Article

Maldives president Yameen a hardliner who jailed his own half-brother

Maldives president Abdulla Yameen is a ruthless political operator who has cracked down on threats to his rule, say diplomats and former colleagues - including jailing his own half-brother in an on Read Article

At least 15 killed in Afghanistan bus crash: Officials

At least 15 people were killed when a bus collided with a truck in western Afghanistan on Friday, officials said, in the second major traffic accident this month. Read Article

Former Maldivian president Nasheed asks India to ensure free and fair election

Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed on Friday asked India to exert its influence to ensure a free and fair election in the country as he fears that September 23 presidential polls could be r Read Article

No 'deal' with Saudi for release of Sharif & family from jail: Pak minister

There was no "deal" between the governments of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia for the release of jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members after a top court suspended their senten Read Article

Afghan journalists dying in record numbers to report the war

Moments after Afghan journalist Samim Faramarz wrapped up his live report on the latest suicide attack in Kabul, a car bomb exploded just metres away, killing him and his cameraman Ramiz Ahmadi. Read Article

PoK remains breeding ground for Pak-backed terrorists, say Kashmiri activists

Political activists from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) have expressed concerns over growing extremism and terrorist activities in the region during an event on the sidelines of the 39th Session o Read Article

Country file of Maldives ahead of presidential election on September 23

The Maldives presidential election will be held on September 23, 2018. Read Article

Opinion: India must act fast to win back Nepal’s goodwill

India needs to master the tricky balance of maintaining allies in the neighbourhood while subtly showing them and the world that it is a growing power to be reckoned with. Read Article

PM Imran writes to Modi, calls for resuming 'comprehensive bilateral dialogue process'

During his inagural speech after winning the July 25th elections, the newly-elected Pakistan prime minister had called for "good relations" with India. Read Article

Pakistan will prefer destabilised Afghanistan to a strong state: Report

US Congressional report also asserted that Islamabad may also anticipate that improved relations with Kabul could limit India's influence in the region. Read Article