South & Central Asia

News, features, and special reports from South and Central Asia. Covers countries and territories in the Indian sub-continent; Afghanistan; and the countries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.


South & Central Asia

At least 14 civilians mistakenly killed by Indian forces in remote northeast

At least 14 civilians mistakenly killed by Indian forces in remote northeast
South & Central Asia

Same-sex couple in India fight for right to marry

Same-sex couple in India fight for right to marry

South & Central Asia

India sees impact of Omicron blunted by vaccination, prior infections

India sees impact of Omicron blunted by vaccination, prior infections
South & Central Asia

Taliban release decree saying women must consent to marriage

Taliban release decree saying women must consent to marriage

South & Central Asia

India reports 1st Omicron cases, no plan to authorize boosters

India reports 1st Omicron cases, no plan to authorize boosters
South & Central Asia

India advises states to step up COVID-19 testing; Mumbai delays school reopening

India advises states to step up COVID-19 testing; Mumbai delays school reopening

Europe

Italy takes in National Geographic’s green-eyed ‘Afghan Girl’

Italy takes in National Geographic’s green-eyed ‘Afghan Girl’
Global Affairs

Europe and Asia, alarmed by COVID-19 variant, tighten borders

Europe and Asia, alarmed by COVID-19 variant, tighten borders

South & Central Asia

UAE holds talks with Taliban to run Kabul airport – foreign diplomats

UAE holds talks with Taliban to run Kabul airport – foreign diplomats
South & Central Asia

Sri Lanka begins trial of 25 accused of plotting 2019 Easter bombings

Sri Lanka begins trial of 25 accused of plotting 2019 Easter bombings