Kashmir: 10 killed after fierce gun battle

Gunfight started after rebels opened fire on Indian troops in the forested area of Kupwara near the Line of Control.

 Kashmir: 10 killed after fierce gun battle


India's Seychelles base plan hits choppy waters

Opposition declares agreement between two governments 'dead' against backdrop of contest for influence in Indian Ocean.

India's Seychelles military base plan hits choppy waters


Nepal cricket team strikes international recognition

Cricket is a popular sport in Nepal, but has been hampered by mismanagement and players and fans hope the ODI status will boost Nepal to a permanent place as a competitive international team.


Armed with Faith: Pakistan's Bomb Disposal Unit

The men of a Pakistani bomb disposal unit risk their lives in KPK province, armed with little more than courage.


Dozens killed in ISIL attack near Kabul University

At least 29 people killed, 52 others wounded when suicide bomber detonated himself in a crowded area in Afghan capital.


Can India's Congress party defeat Modi in 2019?

The party under its young leader Rahul Gandhi is projecting itself as the main challenger to PM Narendra Modi in 2019.

India: Can Congress party under Rahul Gandhi defeat Modi?


100 days in prison: Journalists appear in Myanmar court

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested over an investigation into Rohingya killings by military.

Myanmar journalists in court 100 days after their arrest


Indian hostages held in Mosul confirmed dead

Bodies of 39 Indians, who were abducted in 2014, have been identified after DNA matching, India's foreign minister says.

39 Indian hostages held by ISIL killed in Mosul: FM Swaraj says


Sri Lanka's Office of Missing Persons seeks 'disappeared'

The office has been set up to locate thousands of people still missing seven years after the defeat of separatist Tamil Tiger rebels.

Arts & Culture

Kashmiris turn to art to challenge Indian rule

Kashmiris use art as a form of protest with satire, in particular, being used as a medium of dissent.

Kashmiris turn to art to challenge Indian rule


Raid targeting Taliban 'kills innocent Afghan farmers'

Seven civilians killed in raids by Afghan forces in two villages in Nangarhar, prompting deadly protests.

'Poor, innocent' Afghan farmers killed in raid targeting Taliban


Lahore hosts Pakistan's first-ever Biennale

Although there are artists from Bangladesh, India, Iran, Sri Lanka, Europe and the US taking part in the art festival, Pakistani artists are the main focus.


Rohingya fixer reports on refugee crisis

In part two of a series on journalism fixers, Al Jazeera talks to a Rohingya helping report on fellow refugees.

'I have no words to tell them': A Rohingya fixer


Sri Lanka lifts emergency as ethnic tensions subside

President Sirisena announces end of security measures, after 'assessing the public safety situation'.

Sri Lanka lifts state of emergency as ethnic tensions subside


India's Bangalore running dry amid water crisis

The hi-tech hub of Bangalore has joined growing list of cities running out of water.