Four killed, 31 injured in explosion at Afghan celebration, Taliban claims responsibility

Afghanistan's multi-day celebrations to mark its traditional new year have been marred by several attacks.

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Two Hindu girls 'forcibly' married off, converted to Islam in Pakistan's Sindh province

The incident took place when the Hindu community was celebrating Holi

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Pakistan calls for peace with India as it shows off its military might in parade

The conflict between the rivals erupted last month following a suicide bomb attack claimed by a Pakistan-based militant group in the Indian party of the disputed and divided Kashmir region that…

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Four killed, 31 injured in explosion at Afghan celebration, governor wounded

The blasts came during a Farmers Day celebration at an outdoor stadium that was attended by nearly 1,000 people.

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Pakistan, Malaysia agree to elevate their bilateral relation to strategic level 

Mahathir held talks with Khan at one-on-one and delegation level, according to a joint statement.

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Sri Lanka investment board says Oman Oil keen on refinery project

'We are aware that Oman Oil Company has registered their firm intention to participate in equity up to 30%, subject to reaching an agreement between the parties,' the investment board said in a…

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Bangladesh town barbers face fines for 'foreign' cuts

Flamboyant hairstyles adopted by some of the Bollywood and Hollywood movie heroes and top cricketers have become increasingly popular among young men in Bangladesh, where short and neat cuts used…

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Pakistan eyes $900 million investment deals during Malaysian PM's visit

Pakistan, facing an economic crisis due to depleting foreign reserves and a widening current account deficit, has been searching for investment since the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan…

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China 'not narrow-minded' to oppose Indian investments in Lanka: Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang

China has acquired Hambantota port for 99-year lease as a debt swap

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Afghanistan: At least six killed in blasts as Kabul marks Persian New Year

In a message to AFP, the Taliban denied responsibility for the attack, which police said had been caused by three remote-controlled mines -- one placed in the washroom of a mosque, one behind a…

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US envoy Khalilzad to hold talks with Russia, China and EU on Afghanistan

'Discussion topics include: international support for the Afghan peace process, the role each party can play in bringing an end to the war, and progress to date in peace talks,'the US State…

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Senators ask US to sanction Myanmar army chief

In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the four senators Wednesday said Myanmar has shown 'no credible signs of progress' despite widespread…

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India asks Pakistan to take credible steps against JeM; expedite 26/11 trial, Pathankot probe

India had arranged a visit of a five-member Pakistani investigation team to the air base after the attack and shared the evidence of Pakistan based terror group's role in the attack

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan, other political leaders extend Holi wishes

Prime minister Khan was joined by other Pakistani political leaders in wishing the minority community on Holi.

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India issues Note Verbale to Pakistan Foreign Ministry over harassment of diplomats

On March 14 and 15, India's Naval Advisor was not only followed but agency personnel were seen keeping surveillance of his house.

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