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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Modi, Xi bid to bury India and China's differences

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping affirm that 'both sides will prudently manage their differences and not allow differences on any issue to become disputes'

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping affirm that 'both ...

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Modi, Xi bid to bury India and China's differences

Authorities say the packed bus was ferrying passengers who had been celebrating the Hindu ...

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Nepal bus crash kills 11, injures over a hundred

Government spokesperson Rohit Kansal says the decision comes after a security review was ...

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India eases mobile phone shutdown in Kashmir

A judge at a court in Dhaka issues the order as sacked workers from Grameen ...

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Bangladesh issues arrest warrant for Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it 'verified 39 civilian ...

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At least 30 civilians died in May U.S. strikes in Afghanistan – U.N. probe

Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping are set to have an 'informal summit' this week, with ...

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India-China summit confirmed, with just 2 days to go

Afghan officials confirm that Asim Umar, who led Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent from ...

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South Asia region Al-Qaeda chief killed in Afghanistan – officials

Thirty five candidates are running in the November 16 poll, the highest number in any ...

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Sri Lanka faces costliest election, longest ballot paper

Gotabhaya Rajapakse is frontrunner in the campaign for the November 16 election, even ...

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Sri Lanka's Rajapakse clan steps up new bid for power

Two of ex-president Mahinder Rajapakse's brothers have paid deposits to be candidates

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Sri Lanka president abandons reelection bid