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.
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Indian government ends internet blackout in restive Kashmir

Internet access is restored but only to 301 government-approved websites

Internet access is restored but only to 301 government-approved websites

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Indian government ends internet blackout in restive Kashmir

Organizers of Sri Lanka's try to break the Guinness World Record for largest gathering of ...

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Double trouble: Too many show up for Sri Lanka twins record attempt

The Washington-based global lending institution cautions that outcomes 'depend to an ...

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IMF trims global growth estimates 2020-21 but sees improving outlook

About 200 people have been rescued from the avalanche-hit zone as well as other trekking ...

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South Koreans among 7 missing in Himalayan avalanche

Nepal has one of the world's highest rates of child marriage, even though the practice ...

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Child 'love marriages' in Nepal blight young lives

The cake is about 6.5 kilometers long, and is made with 12,000 kilograms of sugar and ...

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Sweet! Indian bakers make world's 'longest' cake

Indian police seal a private hospital and staff are charged with manslaughter after a ...

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Newborn mauled to death by dogs at India hospital

(3rd UPDATE) Forecasts suggest more harsh weather is on the way

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More than 130 dead as severe weather hits Pakistan, Afghanistan

'Yes, he is a free man. Right now there is no judgment against him any longer,' the ...

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Pakistan court annuls Pervez Musharraf's death sentence

The arrested police officer is decorated, having worked for the police for decades and ...

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Indian police officer arrested for helping Kashmir militants