Mexico

Mexico deports 311 Indian migrants to New Delhi

The 310 men and one woman were flown out of Mexico on a chartered flight that arrived in New Delhi on Friday.

Mexico deports 311 Indian migrants to New Delhi

Press Freedom

Pakistan denies entry to media watchdog official

Asia head of media watchdog deported from Lahore because he was on a 'stop list', Committee to Protect Journalists said.

CPJ official Steven Butler denied entry into Pakistan

India-Bangladesh border

Bangladesh troops kill Indian guard in fishing row at border

Bangladesh border forces fire 'in self-defence' after Indian guards attempted to secure release of detained fisherman.

Bangladesh troops kill Indian guard in fishing row at border

AJ Impact

Pakistan expects to avoid 'terrorism' financing blacklist

With support from Beijing and others, Islamabad is likely to avert designation that would be an economic setback.

Pakistan expects to avoid 'terrorism' financing blacklist

Afghanistan

'Unprecedented' Afghan civilian casualties in July-September

UN says a record 4,313 civilians have been wounded or killed in Afghanistan during the third quarter of the year.

'Unprecedented' Afghan civilian casualties in July-September

Pakistan

Fair trial concerns plague Pakistan sexual assault cases

Family and lawyer of Pakistani man executed for rape and murder of six-year-old girl say he never received a fair trial.

Fair trial concerns plague Pakistan sexual assault cases

Opinion

Internet restrictions would only exacerbate Hong Kong's problems

An internet shutdown would not only hurt the city's economy, but also encourage more violence.

Samuel Woodhams

by Samuel Woodhams

Samuel Woodhams

Asia

Kashmiri children among prisoners in India crackdown

More than two months after New Delhi revoked the autonomy of Indian-administered Kashmir, thousands of Kashmiris are still in jail, including some as young as nine-year-old.

AJ Impact

China to boost efforts to open financial sector to foreign firms

Increased access by US firms to China's financial sector among a host of Washington demands in US-China trade war.

China to boost efforts to open financial sector to foreign firms

Afghanistan

Taliban truck bomb kills police, injures children

Three security officers dead, 20 children wounded as truck bomb detonates near police building in Laghman province.

Taliban truck bomb kills police, wounds children in Afghanistan

India

India's court ends hearings in Babri Mosque dispute

The destruction of Babri Mosque in 1992 sparked massive Hindu-Muslim violence that left 2,000 people dead.

India's court ends hearings in Babri Mosque dispute

Kashmir

Pakistan says three killed by Indian troops in Kashmir

Eight others wounded in 'unprovoked' firing by Indian army along Kashmir border, Pakistan's foreign ministry says.

Pakistan says three civilians killed by Indian firing in Kashmir

Kashmir

Indian forces exchange fire with armed rebels in Kashmir: Police

Police say no reports of casualties from the fighting following a raid in a village south of India-administered region.

Indian forces exchange fire with armed rebels in Kashmir: Police

AJ Impact

India's finance minister stands tough against US oil sanctions

India will continue to trade with Venezuelan and Russian firms, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says.

India's finance minister stands tough against US oil sanctions

AJ Impact

IMF: World growth slowing to rate not seen since financial crisis

IMF pins blame for slashed growth forecast on US-China trade war, warning of further deterioration if tensions fester.

IMF: World growth slowing to rate not seen since financial crisis