Pakistan

Pompeo says US diplomats 'treated badly' in Pakistan

The remarks from US secretary of state come as relations between the two erstwhile allies have continued to deteriorate.

Mike Pompeo: US diplomats 'treated badly' in Pakistan

India

Violence in Kashmir erupts despite calls for ceasefire

Hopes for a ceasefire during the month of Ramadan have been shattered by renewed fighting between India and Pakistan in Kashmir.

Inside Story

Will Pakistan flush out armed groups in 'lawless' region?

Pakistan National Assembly votes to merge province on border with Afghanistan with tribal areas.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka: Deadly floods displaced hundreds of thousands

Floods and landslides in 2017 caused more than 200 deaths, but officials hope that better planning this year will make a major difference.

Asia

Pakistan parliament passes landmark tribal areas reform

Constitutional amendment will lead to merger of northwestern tribal areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Health

Boat clinics offer lifeline to Assam's river islands

Mobile clinics provide much-needed health facilities to communities living on remote islands in India's Assam state.

In India's Assam, boat clinics save lives on Brahmaputra river

Sri Lanka

Deadly monsoon rains lash Sri Lanka

At least 12 people have died and more than 40,000 displaced after heavy rains affect much of country.

Deadly monsoon rains lash Sri Lanka

Asia

Pakistan parliament to vote on tribal province merger

The northwestern Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) border Afghanistan and have been difficult to control for years.

Pakistan

Pakistan: Former PM accuses army of orchestrating dismissal

Sharif says corruption charges against him are a punishment for not dropping case against former army chief Musharraf.

Pakistan: Former PM accuses army of orchestrating dismissal

Asia

Protests against copper plant in India turn deadly

Anti-pollution protesters have been demanding the closure of a copper smelter in the town of Tuticorin for months.

Asia

Tension flares along India-Pakistan Line of Control

Civilians and troops killed on sixth day of shelling as Indian and Pakistan trade charges of initiating the violence.

India-Pakistan cross-border shelling hits Kashmir

India

Indian police accused of killing at least 11 protesters

Demand for investigation after demonstrators shot protesting against copper smelter pollution in southern India.

Indian police accused of killing at least 11 protesters

Opinion

Why the NYT is really wrong about Kashmir

A recent editorial by the New York Times demonstrates little understanding of what is actually going on in Kashmir.

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United States

Pompeo rules out 'bad deal' with Pyongyang

Secretary of state says US has no intention of making concessions to North Korea amid reports of differences.

Pakistan

At least 60 dead as Karachi sizzles in heatwave

Death toll expected to climb, officials say, as heatwave coincides with Ramadan and electricity cuts.

At least 60 dead as Pakistan's Karachi sizzles in heatwave