South & Central Asia

A man reads election candidates posters during parliamentary election in Tashkent, Uzbekistan December 22, 2019.  REUTERS…
Candidates all backed government policies but were forced to answer to public and media
Navbahor Imamova
Sun, 01/12/2020 - 01:39
Afghanistan Kandahar Province Map
The attack in southern Kandahar province also injured two US service members
Ayaz Gul
Sat, 01/11/2020 - 10:23
An injured victim of mosque bombing, is brought to hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Jan. 10, 2020.
Senior police official was among those killed in Quetta bombing
Ayaz Gul
Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:29
FILE PHOTO: Kashmiri journalists display laptops and placards during a protest demanding restoration of internet service, in…
Kashmir's internet shutdown is the longest-ever in a democracy and has disrupted life in the region of seven million people
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Fri, 01/10/2020 - 10:30
Map of Kabul and Jalalabad Afghanistan
Decision to return female or minor relatives to their extended families taken Wednesday in traditional gathering of elders
Ayesha Tanzeem
Thu, 01/09/2020 - 13:26
Indian policemen guard as a convoy of New Delhi-based diplomats passes through Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Jan. 9, 2020.
Opposition leaders slam it as a guided tour
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Thu, 01/09/2020 - 12:22
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar (3rd-L), who is leading a Taliban delegation, attends a meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad, Pakistan, Oct. 3, 2019.
Reaction comes a day after Tehran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two bases in Iraq housing U.S. troops
Ayaz Gul
Thu, 01/09/2020 - 10:53
FILE - Chinese and other naval ships are seen in the Arabian Sea near Pakistan's port city of Karachi, Feb. 11, 2019.
The exercise is reportedly intended to enhance capabilities of both navies to deal with terrorism and crime at sea
Ayaz Gul
Wed, 01/08/2020 - 16:14
Farah province, Afghanistan
Ministry of Defense blames technical reasons
Ayesha Tanzeem
Wed, 01/08/2020 - 08:39
FILE - Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrives to attend the Pakistan Day parade, in Islamabad, March 23, 2019.
The bill now goes to the Senate on Wednesday, where General Qamar Javed Bajwait's 3-year extension likely will be approved before Pakistan’s president signs it into law
Ayaz Gul
Tue, 01/07/2020 - 15:37
Asha Devi, mother of the victim of the fatal 2012 gang rape on a moving bus, speaks to the media as she leaves a court in New…
The warrant has been anticipated since India's Supreme Court rejected one of the men's final review pleas last month
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Tue, 01/07/2020 - 08:07
India-Pakistan Conflict Crushing Kashmir's Fruit Industry
Tensions between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan, including exchanges of fire along the line of control are costing local fruit farmers dearly
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Mon, 01/06/2020 - 13:03
FILE - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walks from a helicopter with U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass, as Pompeo returns to his plane after an unannounced visit to Kabul, Afghanistan, June 25, 2019.
John Bass, who served in Kabul since December 2017, leaves his post at a time when Washington is trying to seal a peace deal with the Taliban to end the 18-year-old Afghan war
Ayaz Gul
Mon, 01/06/2020 - 11:53
Members of National Students' Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of India's main opposition Congress party, shout slogans during a protest against the attacks on the students of Jawaharlal Nehru Universityon, in New Delhi, Jan 6, 2020.
Hundreds of college students across rally to protest attack by masked assailants that injured about 30 students and teachers at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi
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Mon, 01/06/2020 - 10:33
Students shout slogans as they march towards Uttar Pradesh Bhawan during a protest against a new citizenship law and violence…
Women regularly face various forms of harassment including rape and tortures in Bangladesh
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Mon, 01/06/2020 - 06:11

Child Marriage