Two-week death toll from South Asia flooding tops 1,000

Aug 24, 2017

Two-week death toll from South Asia flooding tops 1,000

The death toll from floods sweeping South Asia has climbed above 1,000, officials said Thursday, as rescue teams try to reach millions stranded by the region's worst monsoon disaster in recent years. Thousands of soldiers and emergency personnel have been deployed across India, Bangladesh and ...

Aug 21, 2017

'Extremely dissatisfied' China blames India for border scuffle

China on Monday laid the blame at India's door for an altercation along their border in the western Himalayas involving soldiers from both nations. Their troops have meanwhile been embroiled in an eight-week standoff on the Doklam plateau in another part of the remote Himalayan ...

Aug 16, 2017

Seven decades of confrontation

If the situation between India and Pakistan were not so tragic, it would be absurd. There is far more that unites the two countries than divides them.