Cross-border Afghan fire kills seven Pakistan soldiers

Seven Pakistani soldiers were killed today and three others injured when heavily armed militants from Afghanistan attacked a security check post in the country’s restive tribal South Waziristan Agency.... Read more »

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 34 Tamil Nadu fishermen

Thirty-four Tamil Nadu fishermen were today arrested in separate batches by Sri Lankan Naval personnel near Katchatheevu in the Palk Straits and close to the Lankan coast respectively, a... Read more »

30 feared dead in Pakistan after 7.5 earthquake hits Afghanistan

A powerful earthquake struck a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan on Monday, shaking the capital Kabul and killing at least thirty people in neighbouring Pakistan, officials said. Shockwaves were... Read more »

Bangladesh arrests 3 suspected killers of Italian citizen

Police in Bangladesh’s capital said Monday they arrested four suspects in last month’s killing of an Italian citizen in the country. Italian aid worker Cesare Tavella was killed by... Read more »

Massive storm Patricia batters Mexico’s Pacific coast, damage unclear

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico One of the strongest ever hurricanes lashed western Mexico with rain and winds of up to 165 mph (266 km/h), causing chaos in coastal towns and... Read more »

Nawaz Sharif threatens ‘deterrent’ measures against India arms build-up

Washington Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday kept up his attack on India and warned that Pakistan will have to take “credible deterrent” measures in the face of... Read more »

Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 10 in Northeast Nigeria: Officials

Maiduguri, Nigeria   At least 10 people were killed and 11 wounded today in a suicide attack at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state, hospital sources said. Borno... Read more »

India down plays reference to Kashmir in US-Pak statement

NEW DELHI  India today downplayed the reference to Kashmir in a US-Pakistan joint statement, affirming its commitment to resolve issues with Pakistan bilaterally and welcomed the focus on terror... Read more »