KABUL Taliban fighters mounted a big attack in eastern Afghanistan on Friday heralding the start of a spring offensive despite ongoing preparations for another round of peace talks.
ISLAMABAD Pakistan's push to curb armed militant groups in the wake of a standoff with India that brought the nuclear-armed neighbors close to war reflected an urgent need for stability to meet growing economic challenges, Prime Minister Imran Khan said.
ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said he thinks there may be a better chance of peace talks with India if Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wins the general election due to begin there on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD, April 9 Pakistani Prime Minister
Imran Khan said he thinks there may be a better chance of peace
talks with India if Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu
nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wins the general
election due to begin there on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD/KABUL Two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Friday while conducting an operation, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement.
NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD Indian military officials said on Thursday they welcomed Pakistan's planned return of a captured pilot, but refused to confirm they would de-escalate a conflict between the two nuclear powers. | Video
* Pakistan says it has captured Indian pilots, struck
ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI India and Pakistan both said they shot down each other's fighter jets on Wednesday, with Pakistan capturing an Indian pilot a day after Indian warplanes struck inside Pakistan for the first time since a 1971 war, prompting world powers to urge restraint. | Video
Islamabad/Neu-Delhi Der Konflikt zwischen den Atommächten Pakistan und Indien um die umstrittene Region Kaschmir eskaliert.
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan Pakistan will respond to any attack by India with "full force", the army said on Friday amid heightened tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors, as Islamabad said it took over the base of a militant group that claimed a deadly bombing in Kashmir.