South & Central Asia

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, center, is greeted by U.S. military personnel upon arriving in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday,…
Mark Esper is seeking a firsthand assessment of the US military's future role in America's longest war as he makes his initial visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief
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Mon, 10/21/2019 - 00:14
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, center, arrives in Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct. 20, 2019.
The trip comes amid efforts to restart peace talks with the Taliban
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By VOANews
Sun, 10/20/2019 - 08:01
Rohingya refugees gather to mark the second anniversary of the exodus at the Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, August…
As many as 7,000 so far are willing to relocate despite risks because of overcrowding in Cox’s Bazar
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 05:35
Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard outside the main telephone exchange building in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Sept. 5, 2019.
A decision by New Delhi in August to revoke the special constitutional status of India-controlled Kashmir and impose a security lockdown sparked new tensions between the South Asian rivals
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By RFE/RL
Sun, 10/20/2019 - 03:17
Volunteers carry an injured man on a stretcher to a hospital, following a bomb blast in Haska Mina district of Nangarhar…
Explosives that went off during Friday prayers were placed inside mosque in Jawdara area of Haska Mena district in Nangarhar province; death toll up to 69
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By Reuters
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 16:42
Independent Election Commission (IEC) workers sit at a computer terminal while election information from all over the country…
Chief election commissioner apologizes to Afghans for being unable to meet Saturday's deadline 
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Sat, 10/19/2019 - 14:54
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, play with golden labrador puppies Salto and Sky as they…
Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, wrapped up their 5-day visit to Pakistan on Friday, in which they dined with the prime minister and made an emotional tour of a cancer hospital previously visited by William's mother, the late Princess Diana
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 12:35

Child Marriage