Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 | Last Update : 05:21 PM IST

South Asia

After Pak downs Iran drone, Chinese expert says India cannot affect ties

An Iranian drone allegedly on a ‘spying mission’ was shot down by a Chinese-made PAF JF-17 Thunder fighter jet in Baluchistan on June 19.

22 Jun 2017 2:03 PM

Tensions soar over Warmbier's death, North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

A series of atomic tests and missile launches since last year have ratcheted up tensions on the Korean peninsula.

22 Jun 2017 12:55 PM

Pakistan to plug loopholes by reviewing its visa policy for Chinese citizens

The decision, taken by interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, came days after the kidnapping and killing of two Chinese nationals.

22 Jun 2017 11:02 AM

Pak media says ‘forced’ conversion has led to immigration of Hindus from Pakistan

The majority of the Hindu population is settled in Sindh and the province has witnessed a rise in crimes targeting the religious minority.

21 Jun 2017 5:07 PM

Islamic militants take hostages at Philippine school: army

President Duterte declared martial law across Mindanao on May 23 immediately after fighters flying the IS flag rampaged through Marawi.

21 Jun 2017 3:52 PM

Pakistan: Court orders police to produce converted Hindu girl

The girl's father said that his daughter had been illegally married off to Syed Nawaz Ali Shah after being kidnapped from her village.

21 Jun 2017 3:27 PM

China responds to Trump tweet, says it played constructive role in N Korea issue

President Trump tweeted that he appreciated China’s efforts to help with North Korea but that their attempts ‘did not work out’.

21 Jun 2017 2:58 PM

Worry for India: China proposes Maritime Silk Road through India ocean region

Maritime Silk Road, promoting mutually beneficial "blue partnerships" and forging a "blue engine" for sustainable development.

20 Jun 2017 8:57 PM

Post Warmbier's death, US send supersonic bombers in Korean Peninsula

The family of American college student Otto Warmbier said the 22-year-old died Monday, days after his release from North Korea.

20 Jun 2017 8:09 PM

15-yr-old Pak boy killed in celebratory gunfire after team's CT win

The country-wide jubilation turned into a day of mourning for Syed Qazim Raza Zaidi's family.

20 Jun 2017 6:46 PM