An Indian government official directed an unsuccessful plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist on US soil, the US Justice Department said on Wednesday, in announcing charges against a man accused of orchestrating the attempted murder
A Pakistan court overturned the conviction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in a corruption case yesterday, his lawyer said, removing one of the many obstacles for him to qualify to stand in elections in February.
After 17 days trapped inside a collapsed Himalayan road tunnel they were building, Indian workers described the horror of their ordeal, and the hopes and prayers that kept them strong.
Myanmar’s military is carrying out a sustained offensive involving fighter jets to regain control of a key town from an armed ethnic minority group, its fighters and residents said yesterday.
Singapore has said it is considering building artificial islands off its east coast to protect low-lying areas against rising sea levels caused by climate change.
A Pakistan high court today quashed a graft conviction against three-time Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who returned from self-imposed exile last month to launch a political comeback
When heavy machinery broke down trying to break through the debris trapping 41 workers in a tunnel in the Indian Himalayas, authorities called in a group of people whose profession is effectively banned in the country - "rat-hole mining"
Rescuers are still searching for four missing workers believed to be pinned under the rubble where a building under construction had collapsed at about 9:45pm (local time)
Jailed former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan was denied an open court trial yesterday, as ordered by a High Court, after the government submitted reports citing threats to his life, his lawyer said.
Indian rescue teams digging by hand are within just five metres of reaching 41 men trapped in a collapsed road tunnel for 17 days, officials said Tuesday, saying a breakthrough was expected "soon"