Daily Archives: January 15, 2018

Anti-US Cleric Released on Bail in Pakistan

Pakistani authorities on Monday released anti-U.S. and pro-Taliban cleric Maulana Sufi Muhammad after eight years in prison. He was facing sedition charges and was allegedly involved in attacks on police stations.

While some in the country do not view Muhammad’s …

Anti-US Cleric Released on Bail in Pakistan

Pakistani authorities on Monday released anti-U.S. and pro-Taliban cleric Maulana Sufi Muhammad after eight years in prison. He was facing sedition charges and was allegedly involved in attacks on police stations.

While some in the country do not view Muhammad’s …

Scientists: Cooperation to Curb Asia’s Climate Risks Still Too Rare

KATHMANDU When heavy monsoon rains triggered unprecedented flooding last August in the area around western Nepal’s Babai and West Rapti rivers, the swollen waters crossed the border into India within a few hours.

But swift warnings from Nepali authorities to …

At Least 5 Dead After Paramilitary Convoy Ambushed in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD � A paramilitary convoy has come under a rocket attack in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province, leaving at least five people dead and six others wounded, according to local officials and hospital sources.

The ambush occurred Monday in Turbat, a …

India, Pakistan Clash Again in Disputed Territory

ISLAMABAD India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire Monday in the disputed Kashmir region, killing several soldiers on both sides. Each side blamed the other starting the altercation, giving its own figures for the number of dead.

India claimed its troops killed …