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Hundreds meet in Nepal for world`s biggest Passover feast

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 01:51

Hundreds of Jewish travellers gathered in Kathmandu Monday to attend what organisers claim is the world`s biggest Passover celebration as food supplies, delayed for weeks due to a diplomats` strike, arrived hours before the feast.

Attack on NATO trucks in Pakistan kills driver: Officials

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 20:43

Gunmen in restive northwest Pakistan on Monday attacked container trucks carrying supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan, killing a driver, officials said.

Pakistani held for cannibalism after eating baby

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 20:19

A Pakistani man was arrested Monday on suspicion of cannibalism when the head of a newborn baby was found at his home -- three years after he was jailed for the same offence.

Man buried alive in Pakistan home in search of gold

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 20:05

A young Pakistani man, in search of gold that a soothsayer told him a Sikh family had hidden during partition, was buried alive in a 30-feet deep well dug by him in his house.

Militants attack NATO supplies convoy in Pak, 1 killed

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 16:02

Unidentified militants on Sunday attacked a NATO supplies convoy in Pakistan`s restive northwest tribal region, killing one person.

Formal talks between govt, Pak Taliban to start this week

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 22:44

Pakistan on Sunday said it will start formal comprehensive peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban in a couple of days, and would also release 12-13 "non-combatants" as part of confidence-building measures.

Sri Lanka seeks Interpol red notice for arrest of LTTE leader

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 22:38

Sri Lanka on Sunday said it will ask Interpol to issue a red notice for the arrest of a Europe- based LTTE leader who directed actions of three key operatives of the banned outfit killed in a major operation last week.

Abdullah leads in Afghan presidential election

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 18:25

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah was leading in the partial results, the country`s Independent Election Commission (IEC) chairman announced Sunday.

Militants kidnap 100 tribesmen in northwest Pakistan

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 17:51

Hours after kidnapping 100 tribesmen in northwest Pakistan, the militants today released most of them after security forces launched an operation to rescue them.

Abdullah leads Ghani in first partial results of Afghan vote: Officials

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 17:03

Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah is leading his closest rival Ashraf Ghani in the Afghan presidential election, the country`s Independent Election Commission (IEC) said Sunday.