At least two Afghan police officers and two assailants have been killed in violent clashes in the capital Kabul after multiple explosions rocked an administrative district in the city, officials say.
Fri May 24, 2013 3:19PM
Islamabad has reiterated its strong opposition to the ongoing CIA-operated deadly campaign of drone strikes inside Pakistani soil.
Fri May 24, 2013 2:26PM
Heavily armed gunmen have opened fire at a convoy carrying NATO military vehicles in the troubled northwest Pakistan, killing at least a driver and destroying two trucks.
Fri May 24, 2013 1:40PM
Several people are feared dead or injured after multiple explosions rocked an administrative district in the Afghan capital, Kabul, Press TV reports.
Fri May 24, 2013 8:31AM
Local fighters have killed three Indian soldiers in a village near the city of Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, police officials say.
Fri May 24, 2013 6:43AM
Human rights activists seek to file a lawsuit against the use of dangerous weapons and hazardous gases by troops in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Press TV reports.
Fri May 24, 2013 5:49AM
India and Uzbekistan have called for regional stability, warning against foreign interference in Afghanistan as the country prepares to rebuild its infrastructure.
Thu May 23, 2013 11:51PM
Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is struggling to find enough workers following a nuclear disaster at the site in 2011.
Thu May 23, 2013 9:21PM
Ford Motor Company has announced a plan to close all its Australian manufacturing plants by 2016 which means 1200 jobs will be lost.
Thu May 23, 2013 8:36PM
The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) claims to have killed two key leaders of the Haqqani militant group in the eastern Afghan province of Paktia.
Thu May 23, 2013 8:10PM
An earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale has struck off Tonga in the South Pacific, but there have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage and no tsunami warning has been issued.
Thu May 23, 2013 10:0AM
The head of the Astara branch of the Islamic Party of Azerbaijan (AIP), Ruhollah Azakhundzadeh, who has been detained over his support for the Islamic Hijab in the country, has been confirmed physically ill and in critical condition.
Thu May 23, 2013 6:21AM
A bomb attack targeting security forces in southwestern Pakistan has left at least 12 people dead and nearly two dozen others wounded, police officials say.
Thu May 23, 2013 1:24AM
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has sent a high-level envoy to China in a bid to boost ties with the country's most important ally.
Wed May 22, 2013 3:19PM
At least five people have been killed and 20 others wounded in a bomb attack in Afghanistan’s troubled eastern province of Ghazni, local media say.
Wed May 22, 2013 11:27AM
New Delhi has vowed to increase its reconstruction aid to Kabul as Afghan President Hamid Karzai wraps up a three-day visit to India.
Wed May 22, 2013 9:6AM
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has pledged to strengthen partnership with Pakistan, as he arrived in the country for a two-day visit.
Wed May 22, 2013 8:37AM
Two powerful bomb explosions in war-torn Afghanistan have killed at least one civilian and injured several others, Press TV reports.
Wed May 22, 2013 7:24AM
US-led foreign soldiers stationed in Afghanistan have shot and killed at least two seminary students in the war-torn country, Press TV reports.
Wed May 22, 2013 2:31AM
A new report shows that US assassination drones in Pakistan have killed “scores of innocent civilians” instead of targeting terrorists.
Tue May 21, 2013 5:36PM
A Myanmar court has handed down jail terms to at least seven Muslims in connection with recent violent clashes in the Southeast Asian country, judicial sources say.
Tue May 21, 2013 3:31PM
US officials have identified China as the source of major cyber attacks on Google and Microsoft with the aim of gaining access to Washington’s sensitive database, a report says.
Tue May 21, 2013 1:9PM
Two separate attacks have claimed the lives of at least 11 policemen in the troubled southern and western regions of Afghanistan, security sources say.
Tue May 21, 2013 10:8AM
Pakistan’s Prime Minister-elect Nawaz Sharif has called for peace talks with the Taliban militants.
Tue May 21, 2013 8:18AM
At least six Afghan policemen have been killed in a roadside bomb explosion in the country's western province of Herat.
Tue May 21, 2013 2:39AM
US President Barack Obama has praised Myanmar President Thein Sein for leading his country toward political and economic reforms but expressed concern about the violence against Muslims in the country.
Mon May 20, 2013 9:57PM
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has expressed deep concern over North Korea's latest missile tests and says Moscow hopes that talks will soon resolve the crisis on the Korean Peninsula.
Mon May 20, 2013 6:0PM
At least eight people have been killed and several others severely injured in a strike by a US killer drone in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kapisa.
Mon May 20, 2013 4:43PM
A Pakistani court in Rawalpindi has granted bail to former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, in a case related to the murder of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
Mon May 20, 2013 3:59PM
US-led soldiers have kidnapped several Afghan civilians during a recent night raid in the troubled southern Afghanistan, local residents say.
Mon May 20, 2013 7:48AM
Over a dozen people including a senior local Afghan official have died in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan’s northeastern province of Baghlan.
Mon May 20, 2013 5:56AM
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang says he will work to build up mutual trust and better ties between China and India.
Sun May 19, 2013 10:12PM
Afghan lawmakers say President Hamid Karzai should not allow the country’s enemies to have any place in the presidential palace.
Sun May 19, 2013 2:6PM
Several people are feared dead or injured after a huge explosion rocked a governor's compound in northern Afghanistan, Press TV reports.
Sun May 19, 2013 1:13PM
An aircraft operated by the US-led NATO forces has made emergency landing in eastern Afghanistan Press TV reports.
Sun May 19, 2013 12:50AM
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said the United States can establish military bases in Afghanistan after the two sides sign US-Afghan bilateral security agreement.
Sun May 19, 2013 12:11AM
The senior vice president of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party has been shot dead in Karachi.
Sat May 18, 2013 12:55PM
At least one person has been killed and nine others injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Khost, Press TV reports.
Sat May 18, 2013 10:19AM
South Korea says North Korea has fired three short-range missiles into its eastern waters amid tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Sat May 18, 2013 9:18AM
Four Afghan soldiers have been killed in a bomb attack in western Afghanistan while a district police chief has been shot dead in the same region, the government says.
Sat May 18, 2013 8:24AM
The death toll from rainstorms that battered southern China this week has reached 55 with at least 14 others missing, Chinese authorities say.
Fri May 17, 2013 5:59PM
Twin bomb explosions have killed at least nine people and injured dozens in the troubled southern Afghanistan, security sources say.
Fri May 17, 2013 1:4PM
More than a dozen worshippers have been killed and many others wounded in bombings at two mosques in violence-wracked northwestern Pakistan, authorities say.
Fri May 17, 2013 8:51AM
Hundreds of Pakistanis have taken to the streets of Islamabad in protest against the Israeli regime on the 65th anniversary of the Nakba Day, Press TV reports.
Fri May 17, 2013 6:51AM
Afghan President Hamid Karzai will visit India to hold talks with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over enhanced defense cooperation between the two countries, says Afghanistan’s envoy to New Delhi.
Fri May 17, 2013 1:7AM
A senior Taliban commander has been killed in a joint military operation by Afghan security forces and US-led forces in Afghanistan’s northern province of Balkh.
Thu May 16, 2013 10:34PM
At least 33 people have lost their lives and some 12 others are missing as rain and hailstorms struck southern parts of China, officials say.
Thu May 16, 2013 2:53PM
A powerful bomb explosion has ripped through a US military convoy in Kabul, killing at least six US-led soldiers and several Afghan civilians.
Thu May 16, 2013 9:57AM
South Korea has criticized Japan over a visit to North Korea by a senior Japanese official, saying the move has undermined the ‘united front required to deal’ with Pyongyang.
Thu May 16, 2013 9:44AM
Gunmen in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border have attacked a NATO truck transporting goods for the foreign forces in Afghanistan, killing the driver and wounding another person on the truck, Press TV reports.