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India's top court stays arrest of lawmaker, journalists over social media posts on Republic Day protest

NEW DELHI, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- India's top court on Tuesday stayed the arrest of Congress party lawmaker Shashi Tharoor and six journalists over their social media posts on the Republic Day tractor ra

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Afghan fighting escalates amid stalled peace talks in Doha

KABUL, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- Fighting in Afghanistan has increased as over 90 militants and soldiers have been killed over the past 24 hours amid the stalled peace talks in Doha. In the latest wave of v

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COVID-19 poses fresh challenges as Asia fights poverty

03:09 Despite Asian countries making maximum contributions to the global poverty reduction, the COVID-19 pandemic is posing unprecedented challenges to the poverty battle, according to

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Afghan fighting intensifies amid preparations for peace talks

KABUL, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Fighting in Afghanistan has intensified as over 70 people have been killed over the past 24 hours amid preparations for peace talks to end the war in the conflict-battered

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India coronavirus caseload crosses 4M, stretching resources

India’s coronavirus caseload surpassed 4 million on Saturday, deepening misery in the country’s vast hinterlands, where surges have crippled the underfunded health care

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‘One of us’: South Asians celebrate Harris as VP choice

Two words summed up Tamani Jayasinghe’s exuberance for the first Indian American and Black woman to run for vice president: “Kamala Aunty.”That title of respect that go

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Army officer, 5 militants killed in clashes in western Afghanistan

KABUL, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- An Afghan national army officer and five militants were killed during clashes in Afghanistan's western province of Badghis, the country's Ministry of Defense confirmed on Sa

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