Senior Afghan officials have arrived in Pakistan to initiate peace talks with the Afghan Taliban, officials from both countries have said.
Hundreds of Afghan students demonstrated against a possible security pact with the United States, chanting anti-US slogans in the first major public protest over the deal.
Voting in Nepal's Constituent Assembly election has been slightly disrupted, after a small roadside bomb exploded 50 metres away from a polling booth in Kathmandu.
Abbottabad union of journalist (AUJ) & Press club Abbottabad with Pakistan Federation Union of Journalists (PFUJ) will observe the ‘Journalists Martyrs Day’, today to pay tributes to all those journalists who were killed in the line of duty, in Pakistan and around the world.
Pakistan has moved to put former military dictator Pervez Musharraf on trial for treason for suspending the constitution and declaring a state of emergency while he was in power.
At least three people have been killed after renewed sectarian clashes in northern Pakistan, with the army being called in to establish control over the affected areas, officials say.
Pakistan has reimposed a curfew in the northern city of Rawalpindi, after sectarian clashes that have claimed at least nine lives, officials said.
Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ali Khan announced this during a press conference in Islamabad. The minister said the government would name the prosecutor in the case on Monday.
The Maldives has sworn in their new president, a day after his runoff victory ended a long election dispute that threatened the country with the return of authoritarian rule.
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|Timothy V. Gatto|