India & Pakistan
India & Pakistan
INDIAN troops were clearing the last terrorists from buildings across Mumbai today.
TERRORISTS behind co-ordinated attacks on a series of high-profile targets in India followed a "blueprint" created by al Qaida, one terrorism expert said today.
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A CONSERVATIVE MEP last night told of his terror as he was caught up in the attack on the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai.
THE England cricket team postponed its final one-day matches against India amid fears for players' safety in the ongoing terror crisis, bosses said today.
A BRITISH witness to the terrorist attack in Mumbai today described how he "frantically" tried to escape gunmen after they stormed his hotel.
AT LEAST one Briton was among more than 100 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks in India, an official said today.
A SERIES of co-ordinated terror attacks – seemingly targeting Britons and Americans – left at least 78 people dead and more than 200 injured in the Indian city of Mumbai last night.
TURNOUT was high for yesterday's second round of voting in Indian Kashmir despite clashes in towns where people favour independence from India.
FIGHTING between Pakistani troops and militants in a tribal region has forced some 20,000 Pakistanis to seek refuge across the border in Afghanistan, the UN has revealed.
AN EXPLOSION ripped through a crowded market in India's capital, New Delhi, yesterday, killing two and wounding 15 others, police said.
PAKISTANI security forces killed 30 militants loyal to al-Qaeda and the Taliban in a strategically important tribal region on the Afghan border, officials said yesterday.
AUTHORITIES struggling to provide aid after floods in eastern India said yesterday they need more boats and rescuers to help hundreds of thousands of people still marooned in remote villages.
PAKISTANI forces pounded militant positions in the Swat valley in the northwest today and a military spokesman said nearly 40 insurgents had been killed in the past 24 hours.
THE widower of assassinated former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto should withdraw as a candidate for president because of questions about his mental health, a rival claims.
SUICIDE blasts added pressure on Pakistan's government to tackle the nation's mounting problems yesterday after president Pervez Musharraf resigned.
ONE of India's poorest states is considering adding rat meat to the menus of government-run canteens, to provide cheap protein amid rising food prices.
THOUSANDS of Muslims marched peacefully past the United Nations office in Indian Kashmir yesterday, calling on the international body to intervene over the disputed Himalayan region.
PRESIDENT Pervez Musharraf should quit within two days or prepare to be impeached, a top ruling party member said yesterday as officials mulled over a draft of charges against the Pakistani leader.
THOUSANDS of Pakistani activists and lawyers gathered in major cities yesterday to start a series of protests aimed at pressing the new government to restore judges sacked by the president, Pervez Musharraf.
AT LEAST 30 people were killed and 100 injured after a series of bombs exploded tonight in the historic Indian tourist city of Jaipur.