Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said Pakistan wants complete stoppage of drone strikes instead of any decrease in them.
India's Supreme Court has upheld a law criminalising gay sex, setting aside a landmark lower court decision in 2009 which had overturned the colonial-era ban on homosexuality.
Bangladesh has hanged opposition leader Abdul Quader Mollah over war crimes, making him the first person to be put to death for massacres committed during the country's bloody 1971 war of independence.
Bangladesh's highest court has halted the execution of a top opposition leader, just an hour and a half before he was set to become the first person executed for war crimes committed during the country's 1971 war of independence.
Chuck Hagel, the US defence secretary, has held talks with Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan's prime minister, as part of an effort to defuse tensions over controversial US drone strikes and Pakistan's role in Afghanistan.
Chuck Hagel, the US defence secretary, has held talks in Rawalpindi with Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan's prime minister, as part of an effort to defuse tensions over controversial US drone strikes, and Pakistan's role in Afghanistan.
Vote counting has begun in four Indian states where the nationalist opposition was in line to wrest power from the ruling Congress party, giving it crucial momentum ahead of next year's national elections.
The US defence secretary has received assurances from his Afghan counterpart that a stalled security agreement with Washington will be signed in "a very timely manner.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has launched 'youth business loans' to help young entrepreneurs to initiate their own businesses.
Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan met with NATO envoys on Friday to clarify his party’s position on drones and the blockade of supplies through Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
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|Timothy V. Gatto|