Ukraine crisis could be 'wake-up' call for Europe to also look at developments in Asia, says Jaishankar
S Jaishankar said India has been pressing for an urgent cessation of fighting and a return to the path of diplomacy and dialogue.
Oil prices up as traders weigh demand and supply issues linked to COVID-19 lockdown in China
Markets in Asia were largely up, with Japan's Nikkei 225 gaining over a per cent in early trade, with brokers staying optimistic over a falling yen for a third straight day
Saudi Arabia to allow one million hajj pilgrims, both foreign and domestic, this year
Those coming from outside Saudi Arabia will be required to submit a negative Covid-19 PCR result from a test taken within 72 hours of travel.
COVID-19 pandemic far from over, large outbreaks in Asia, says UN chief Guterres
Guterres also called for governments and pharma companies to work together to deliver vaccines to every person, everywhere
Sri Lanka's fuel pumps may go dry by April end; India's $500 million credit line exhausting rapidly
The public anger has prompted nearly all Cabinet ministers to quit, and scores of lawmakers to leave President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's government.
Sri Lanka appoints advisory panel to help resolve growing debt crisis, engage with IMF
PM Mahinda Rajapaksa is yet to appoint a new minister of finance. The country's Finance Minister Ali Sabry on Tuesday resigned, a day after the President appointed him after sacking his brother
China’s third-quarter growth slows to 4.9%, power shortage, slowdown in property sector add to woe
Louis Kuijs of Oxford Economics said in a report that “ugly growth numbers” in coming months are likely to prompt Beijing to ease lending controls
ICC's new prosecutor to deprioritise probe into US crimes in Afghanistan, focus on Islamist groups
Amnesty International campaigner Samira Hamidi said a US drone strike days before the pullout wiped out 10 members of an Afghan family shows that the ICC "needs to revisit this decision"
Afghanistan dominates SCO talks: Highlights of who said what at Dushanbe summit
Members of the China and Russia-led Shanghai Cooperation Organisation on Friday endorsed Iran's future membership of the bloc that already includes South Asian rivals India and Pakistan
China nukes NATO call to join nuclear arms control talks, cites bare minimum for 'national security'
NATO is urging China to join international efforts to limit the spread of nuclear weapons amid concerns that the country is rapidly developing missiles capable of carrying atomic warheads
Air pollution most lethal environmental problem yet fossil fuel projects get more funding: Clean Air Fund report
It also found that countries in Asia received over 80 percent of development aid to fight air pollution between 2015 and 2020.
Why did Afghanistan's army collapse almost without a fight? Exhaustion, abandonment & corruption are the culprits
An Afghan official said ministers were lying to President Ashraf Ghani about the ground situation so that they could keep their jobs and privileges. Another ex-government official said nobody at the top showed leadership
Western Union restarts money transfers to Afghanistan to ease financial burden on US-based Afghans' families
Remittances from Afghans living abroad are crucial for the impoverished country's economy and amounted to almost $789 billion last year, according to the World Bank.
Kamala Harris accuses China of coercion and intimidation in SCS; Beijing hits back, says US foreign policy 'selfish'
The US vice president is on a weeklong trip in Southeast Asia to assure its allies of US dependability following the Afghanistan debacle
Afghanistan: Three killed, several injured after Taliban opens fire on protesters in Jalalabad
The protests were the first demonstrations against the Taliban since the terror group seized the Afghan capital, Kabul
Sensex surges over 250 points to scale 56,000 for first time, HDFC top gainer
Lifting of the partial ban by the RBI to issue fresh credit cards is likely to aid heavyweight HDFC Bank and benchmark indices during the day
'Fallen without a fight': Afghan Taliban capture provincial capital in setback to govt
The fall of Zaranj came the same day as the head of the Afghan government's media information department was shot dead in Kabul in an attack claimed by the Taliban
Afghan Taliban kill head of govt media department, say he was 'punished for his deeds'
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the death of Dawa Khan Menapal, with spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid saying 'he was killed in a special attack carried out by mujahideen'
International Film Festival of India to take place in Goa on 20 November, announces IB Ministry
On the occasion of the birth centenary of the maestro of Indian cinema Satyajit Ray, the ministry said the Directorate of Films Festivals will pay tribute to him through a "Special Retrospective" at the IFFI this time.
US troops to exit Afghanistan after 20 years: What happens next, and what are the risks for India
As reports indicate that the US will be able to wind up its 'forever war' in Afghanistan by this weekend, well ahead of the 11 September deadline, the question that arises is when will the war really be over