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Rescuers hunt for survivors as Pakistan landslide death toll rises

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MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan Army helicopters flew rescue missions for the third day running in an avalanche-hit area of Pakistani-Kashmir as the death toll from the disaster rose to 77 on Thursday, officials said.

Former policeman among three militants killed in gunfight with Indian troops 11:44am GMT

SRINAGAR, India A former police officer was among three Islamist militants killed in a gunbattle with Indian troops in the disputed region of Kashmir on Monday, security officials said.

India says no meeting with Malaysia in Davos as palm row simmers 19 Jan 2020

KUALA LUMPUR/NEW DELHI India's trade minister will not meet with his Malaysian counterpart in Davos next week because of his tight schedule, an Indian trade ministry official said on Sunday, as a spat simmers between the top buyer of palm oil and its biggest supplier.

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Taliban open to 10-day ceasefire with U.S., talks with Afghan government - sources 17 Jan 2020

KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan The Taliban will implement a 10-day ceasefire with U.S. troops, a reduction in violence with Afghan forces and discussions with Afghan government officials if it reaches a deal with U.S. negotiators in talks in Doha, two sources have said.

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After India's Amazon snub, Modi's party slams Bezos-owned Washington Post 17 Jan 2020

NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party on Friday slammed editorial policies of billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post, even as his e-commerce firm Amazon announced plans to create a million jobs in the country by 2025. | Video

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Rescuers hunt for survivors as Pakistan landslide death toll rises 16 Jan 2020

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan Army helicopters flew rescue missions for the third day running in an avalanche-hit area of Pakistani-Kashmir as the death toll from the disaster rose to 77 on Thursday, officials said.

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Rescuers hunt for survivors as Pakistan landslide death toll rises 16 Jan 2020

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan Army helicopters flew rescue missions for the third day running in an avalanche-hit area of Pakistani-Kashmir as the death toll from the disaster rose to 77 on Thursday, officials said.

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Defying U.S. sanctions, Iran boosts gasoil sales to neighbours 16 Jan 2020

LONDON Iran is relying on its neighbouring countries to sell a surplus of gasoil it has created at home due to U.S. sanctions, trade documents and industry data showed.

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Girl buried under Pakistan avalanche for 18 hours is found alive 15 Jan 2020

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan A 12-year-old girl was found alive on Tuesday after being buried for 18 hours when an avalanche in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir engulfed the family house, her mother said on Wednesday.

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Girl buried under Pakistan avalanche for 18 hours is found alive 15 Jan 2020

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan A 12-year-old girl was found alive on Tuesday after being buried for 18 hours when an avalanche in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir engulfed the family house, her mother said on Wednesday.