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26/11 attacks: Trial in Pakistan adjourned till July 23

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:39

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court trying the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case adjourned the hearing for the sixth time today till July 23 as the judge was on leave.

Afghanistan to begin massive vote audit: Official

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 17:50

The Afghan election commission is set to start on Wednesday an unprecedented audit of all 8.1 million votes cast in the June 14 run-off presidential election, an official said.

Afghanistan probes bloody market bombing

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 15:25

Afghan officials today began investigating a devastating suicide bombing at a busy market that killed at least 42 people.

US drone attack kills 20 in northwestern Pakistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 12:58

At least 20 suspected militants were killed today in a US drone attack in Pakistan`s troubled North Waziristan tribal region, where the military is mounting a major offensive to clear the area of the Taliban bases.

Absconding Pakistan Taliban commander arrested

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 11:55

A key commander of Tehreeke-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), who had escaped in a major jailbreak two years ago, was arrested near South Waziristan last week, reports said.

UN condemns Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 10:24

The UN Security Council has condemned the two attacks in Afghanistan that killed many civilians, including children, a media report said Wednesday.

Nepal denies Chinese pressure over Tibetan monk`s cremation

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 02:37

Nepal on Tuesday denied that it had caved in to diplomatic pressure from China by denying permission for a senior Tibetan Buddhist monk to be cremated in Kathmandu in accordance with his wishes.

Five Pakistani soldiers killed in gunfights with militants

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 01:06

Five Pakistani soldiers were killed Tuesday in gunfights with militants during an army offensive against insurgent hideouts in a northwestern tribal area, the military said.

Nepal, India to set up working group to resolve border issues

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 23:38

Nepal and India are to set up a boundary working group at the surveyors-general level to resolve border issues as well as to renovate damaged pillars along the porous border, a media report said here on Tuesday.

Will eliminate all militants from North Waziristan: Pakistan army

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 23:32

Pakistan military said Tuesday it will "completely eliminate" terrorist sanctuaries and hideouts from North Waziristan, media reported.