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India, Pakistan spar over alleged religious conversion of Hindu girls

India and Pakistan are quarrelling over reports of an alleged kidnapping and religious conversion of two Hindu girls in mostly Muslim Pakistan last week. The...

Sri Lanka opens work on $3.85bn refinery near strategic port

Sri Lanka began construction Sunday of a nearly $4 billion oil refinery it hopes will revive foreign interest in its shipping facilities after Beijing's...

India’s Jet grounds seven more planes amid shutdown fears

India's debt-laden Jet Airways has grounded seven more planes after failing to pay for its aircraft leases, heaping pressure on its founder as a...

Pakistan call for peace with India as it shows off its military might

Pakistan wants peace with India and they should focus on health and education, the Pakistani president said on Saturday during a parade to show...

Indian forces kill seven militants in Kashmir as crackdown deepens

Indian security forces on Friday killed seven militants who they said belonged to Pakistan-based groups during four gunbattles in Kashmir - the highest number...

Sri Lanka signs $1-billion loan with China to build highway

Sri Lanka signed a $989-million loan with China's Exim Bank on Friday to build a highway linking the centre of the Indian Ocean island to a...

Sri Lanka Tamils demand foreign judges in war crimes probe

Sri Lanka's main minority Tamil party demanded Friday that foreign judges be included in a special court to investigate war crimes, a day after...

Pakistan court jails Czech model to 8 years for drug trafficking

A Pakistani court sentenced a Czech national to over eight years in prison, more than a year after being arrested in the eastern city...

Indian court acquits four men in 2007 India-Pakistan train blast case

An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted four Hindu men accused of bombing a train between India and Pakistan in 2007 that killed 68 people,...

Pakistan rescues four Iranian soldiers from militant group: army

Pakistan has rescued four Iranian soldiers being held captive by a militant group in the country's restive southwest, the military said in a statement...