South & Central Asia

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani campaigns for re-election at a rally in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 13, 2019.
With presidential elections two weeks away, NATO will execute to the ends of the Earth’ to keep voting safe
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Sat, 09/14/2019 - 21:21
FILE - Afghan special forces stand guard at the site of a suicide car bomb explosion that killed at least four people, on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 12, 2019. The Taliban claimed responsibility in a statement sent to the media.
`Legitimacy of peace cannot be achieved without elections,' presidential spokesman says
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Sat, 09/14/2019 - 18:59
FILE - A Pakistani army soldier stands guard at a border post in Ghulam Khan, North Waziristan, on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan, Jan. 27, 2019.
Pakistani troops are often targeted while constructing a fence along the border with Afghanistan
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Sat, 09/14/2019 - 08:31
Rohingya refugees hide under umprellas during rainfall at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Sept. 12, 2019.
World Food Program rushes to assist thousands of Rohingya refugees many of whom have lost everything in torrential downpours that hit Cox’s Bazaar in Bangladesh
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Sat, 09/14/2019 - 08:01
Members of a Taliban delegation, led by chief negotiator Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, center, leave after peace talks with Afghan senior politicians in Moscow, May 30, 2019.
Russian media quoted Taliban political spokesman as saying delegation had met with Russian presidential envoy for Afghanistan and discussed ‘the recent developments regarding the peace process in Afghanistan’
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Fri, 09/13/2019 - 18:22
A Pakistani Kashmiri youth holds Pakistani and Kashmiri flags as he walks past a banner featuring a photograph of Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, left, during a rally in Muzaffarabad, Sept. 13, 2019.
Imran Khan's comments come one month after India revoked the special status of Kashmir, which is claimed by India and Pakistan
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Fri, 09/13/2019 - 16:46
Current Afghan president and presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani speaks during an election campaign rally in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 13, 2019.
The insurgent group swiftly rejected the claim by Ashraf Ghani as untrue, calling it propaganda
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Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:00