Kashmir

Kashmir family alleges Indian forces killed three civilians

The Indian army, which initially said the dead were Pakistani 'terrorists', said it is investigating the incident.

Kashmir family alleges Indian forces killed three civilians

India

Indian independence hero Gandhi's iconic glasses go on sale in UK

It is due to go on auction on August 21, but has smashed expectations with online bidding already more than $65,000.

Indian independence hero Gandhi's iconic glasses go on sale in UK

AJ Impact

US farmers flee corn, cotton as coronavirus kills prices

The COVID-19 pandemic caused many farmers in the US to give up on their corn crop before it was even in the ground.

US farmers flee corn, cotton as coronavirus kills prices

Asia

Pakistan partial lockdown measures to lift

Pakistan eases restrictions for a second time in months despite warnings about the coronavirus pandemic.

The Stream

How are displaced people coping with coronavirus?

Millions of dispossessed people face sickness, economic hardship and marginalisation as COVID-19 pandemic continues.

How are displaced people coping with coronavirus?

Pakistan

Bomb blast targets Pakistan anti-drug force, 6 killed

At least six killed and 10 wounded in explosion targeting anti-drug force in the border town of Chaman.

Pakistan: Deadly blast hits Balochistan town near Afghan border

India

India crocodile park faces cash crunch amid coronavirus lockdown

As ticket revenue shrinks, India's largest crocodile park may have as little as four months before it runs out of funds.

India crocodile park faces cash crunch amid coronavirus lockdown

Afghanistan

Afghan talks to kick off as Kabul set to free Taliban prisoners

The prisoners' fate has been a crucial hurdle in launching peace talks between Kabul and Taliban armed group.

Afghan talks to kick off as Kabul set to free Taliban prisoners

India

India tea plantation landslide death toll climbs to 43

Officials in Idduki district say nearly two dozen still missing as search and rescue efforts hampered by heavy rain.

India: Death toll in Kerala tea plantation landslide rises

AJ Impact

India's lost generation: Virus forces children to ditch school

Even before pandemic, India had more than 56 million children out of school, an estimated productivity loss of $6.8bn.

India's lost generation: Virus forces children to ditch school

India

India: At least 29 killed in monsoon-triggered landslide

Search and rescue efforts after Friday's landslide hampered by torrential downpours.

India: At least 29 killed in monsoon-triggered landslide

Afghanistan

Afghan president agrees Taliban prisoner release

President Ghani's statement comes after Afghan grand assembly passed a resolution on Sunday morning.

Afghan president agrees Taliban prisoner release

Pakistan

Almost 50 killed in three days of monsoon rain across Pakistan

Heavy rain, flash floods claim lives, damage houses across the country; more inclement weather expected this week.

Almost 50 killed in three days of monsoon rain across Pakistan

Sri Lanka

Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's PM

Former president sworn in by his brother Gotabaya, who currently holds the presidential seat.

Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's PM after record victory

India

11 killed in fire at Indian coronavirus facility

At least 11 killed, 22 wounded by the fire at a southern Indian hotel being used as a COVID-19 facility.

Deadly fire at coronavirus facility in south India