August 16, 2017 5:11 PM

    Pakistan 'key partner' in region, says US Centcom

    The US on Wednesday said it wishes to continue the "key partnership" with Pakistan in the South Asian region.

    August 16, 2017 3:57 PM

    Chinese side requests flag meeting after Ladakh skirmish

    A day after Indian and Chinese troops clashed along the northern bank of Pangong Lake in Ladakh, a flag meeting was requested by the Chinese side, sources said on Wednesday.

    August 16, 2017 1:55 PM

    Doklam standoff enters third month; China asks India to withdraw

    As the standoff in Doklam entered the third month, China on Wednesday renewed its call for India to withdraw troops from the area.

    August 16, 2017 12:08 PM

    South African Parliament refuses to meet Israeli delegation to protest illegal settlements

    South Africa's Parliament refused to meet a delegation from the Israeli Knesset (parliament) in protest against Israel's settlement building in the occupied Palestinian territories.

    August 16, 2017 12:41 AM

    UN chief concerned about India's plans to deport Rohingya refugees

    UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is concerned about India's plans to deport Rohingya refugees of Myanmar, his spokesperson has said, underlining that refugees should not be returned to countries where they fear persecution once they are registered.

    August 16, 2017 12:42 AM

    Pak court issues notices to Sharif, others for insulting judges

    A Pakistani court today issued notices to ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and 13 senior leaders of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, including federal ministers, for "insulting" the Supreme Court judges.

    August 16, 2017 12:42 AM

    Harvard retains top spot in Chinese ranking of universities

    US universities retained their dominance in an annual Chinese ranking of the world's top academic institutions, with Harvard staying number one for the 15th straight year.

    August 16, 2017 12:42 AM

    Violence by cow vigilantes increased in India in 2016: US

    There was an increase in violent incidents by cow protection groups mostly against Muslims in India in the year 2016, an official US report on international religious freedom said today, noting that authorities often "failed" to prosecute cow vigilantes.

    August 16, 2017 12:42 AM

    Indian troops foil China's incursion bid in Ladakh

    Indian border guards today foiled an attempt by Chinese soldiers to enter Indian territory along the banks of famous Pangong lake in Ladakh resulting in stone pelting that caused minor injuries to people on both sides, officials said.