US supports direct talk between India, Pakistan: American diplomat

The US supports a direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on Kashmir, a senior American diplomat has said, insisting that at this point it is all the more important that Islamabad demonstrate its resolve to stop cross-border terrorism. Continue Reading

63 killed, 182 wounded in Kabul wedding blast

More than 60 people were killed and scores wounded in an explosion targeting a wedding in the Afghan capital, authorities said Sunday, the deadliest attack in Kabul in recent months. Continue Reading

Colombo to lift State of emergency by August: SL Minister

The State of emergency imposed in Colombo after the 21 April Easter blasts that killed 290 people will be lifted later this month, Sri Lankan Minister John Amaratunga said here on Wednesday. Continue Reading

20 killed in Walmart shooting; Trump calls it act of cowardice

A gunman armed with an assault rifle killed 20 people Saturday when he opened fire on shoppers at a packed Walmart store in the latest mass shooting in the United States. Continue Reading