Armed group claims attack on checkpoint in Lashkar Gah but official says it could be an 'insider attack'.
by Showkat Shafi
Asia27 Feb 2017 03:47 GMT
Ata Meken leader held on corruption charges but supporters call the move politically motivated before elections.
Asia Pacific26 Feb 2017 21:07 GMT
Leaders of two countries agree to 'full restoration of defence cooperation' and commit to free trade.
War & Conflict26 Feb 2017 18:01 GMT
More than 600,000 Afghans repatriated last year amid reports of abuse by Pakistani authorities following border tension.
Taliban26 Feb 2017 07:22 GMT
Vladimir Putin's posturing towards Afghanistan has opened a new chapter in the great game in the heart of Asia.
Asia25 Feb 2017 21:56 GMT
International flight of Pakistan's national carrier with seven passengers on board without seats comes under scrutiny.
Environment25 Feb 2017 13:04 GMT
UNEP and Indonesia launch campaign to solve global issue of massive amounts of plastic ending up in oceans.
Kim Jong-un25 Feb 2017 12:18 GMT
The risk of proliferation of nerve agents to non-state actors is perhaps the most startling concern.
J Berkshire Miller
Taliban25 Feb 2017 12:14 GMT
Taliban claims responsibility for deadly attack in Jowzjan province as officials blame ISIL.
Asia25 Feb 2017 04:36 GMT
Group calls on government to reveal whereabouts of 'kidnapped' men whose opposition-activist fathers were executed.
Asia24 Feb 2017 17:14 GMT
Pilgrims who lost loved ones in ISIL attack at Sehwan Sharif pledge to continue the shrine's centuries-old traditions.
Aids24 Feb 2017 12:15 GMT
In the absence of centres for Aids patients, Pastor Reji Thomas opened his home to orphaned boys infected with HIV.
Asia24 Feb 2017 10:30 GMT
Authorities revise cause of the blast at a market concluding it was an accident not an attack as first reported.
North Korea24 Feb 2017 08:16 GMT
With the February 13 killing of Kim Jong-nam, here is an overview of the Kim genealogy and its most important members.
Poverty & Development23 Feb 2017 07:49 GMT
Nearly two years on, the reconstruction of thousands of houses destroyed by the deadly quake remains stalled.
Business & Economy23 Feb 2017 07:36 GMT
The $46bn CPEC project connecting Xinjiang in China to Gwadar in Pakistan has raised concerns in India.
by Najib Sharifi
by J Berkshire Miller
by Salvatore Babones
by Dania Ahmed
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