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Gunmen kill two foreign women in western Afghanistan: Officials

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 15:49

Two foreign women were shot dead by unknown gunmen while travelling in a taxi in the western Afghan city of Herat on Thursday, officials said.

Nepal PM back from cancer treatment, promises statute in time

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:00

Nepal Prime Minister Sushila Koirala has returned home after undergoing treatment for first stage lung cancer in the US.

13 militants die in Pakistan airstrikes

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 11:11

At least 13 militants were killed Wednesday during air strikes carried out in Pakistan`s North Waziristan region.

Pak should be taught a lesson: Ramdev

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:54

Against the backdrop of killing of an army jawan in firing from across the border at the Line of Control, yoga guru Ramdev today said said Pakistan should be taught a lesson and whatever steps Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes the country will stand by him.

Sri Lanka`s militant monk rejects Dalai Lama as spiritual leader

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 16:52

A firebrand Sri Lankan monk on Tuesday criticised the Dalai Lama for urging the island`s Buddhists to halt violence against minority Muslims and rejected him as a global spiritual leader.

China, Bhutan to hold 22nd round of boundary talks on Thursday

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:55

China and Bhutan will hold the 22nd round of boundary talks in Beijing from Thursday to resolve the issue of disputed land, which also borders India`s northeastern states of Sikkim and Arunanchal Pradesh.

Taliban suicide attack kills four foreigners in Kabul compound

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:28

A Taliban suicide attacker riding a motorbike killed at least four foreigners in a compound in Kabul on Tuesday, police said, in the latest blast to rock the capital during an impasse over presidential election results.

China`s special envoy to Afghanistan praises Pakistan, ISI

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 21:46

China`s new special envoy to Afghanistan on Monday gave a clean chit to Pakistan and its powerful spy agency ISI amid allegations that they backed terrorist outfits.

Pakistan to release 57 Indian fishing boats in mid-September

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 21:29

Pakistan on Monday said it will release 57 fishing boats seized from 150 Indian fishermen, who were set free in May as a goodwill gesture.

Pak delegation visits Sabarmati Riverfront, PM`s pet project

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 17:42

A four-member delegation from Pakistan on Monday visited the Sabarmati Riverfront (SR) project, to replicate it in Lahore on river Ravi.