Russia has signed deals to build nuclear power plants in India and supply it with oil during a visit by President Vladimir Putin.
Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani advocate for girls' education, and Kailash Satyarthi, a children's rights champion from India, have accepted the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.
A series of recent successful counterterrorism operations are being attributed to the renewed cooperation between Pakistan and the United States.
Afghan lawmakers have opposed the reported U.S. handover of three militants to Pakistan who were being detained inside Afghanistan.
The United States and NATO have ceremonially ended their combat mission in Afghanistan more than 13 years after an invasion of the country to topple the Taliban government.
The United States, Britain, and other allies promised not to abandon Afghanistan's new government, responding to pleas by Kabul for continued support as the international security mission winds down.
A international conference on Afghanistan is under way in London with a focus on security, corruption and political reform.
The most senior elected official in a restive Pakistani province says a hidden war between Afghanistan's hard-line Taliban militants and Afghan intelligence is tormenting the region.
U.S. envoy says future international aid to Afghanistan is tied to the country's performance in implementing reforms.
Months after fleeing from Taliban threats in Pakistan, a young journalist languishes in a rundown immigrant camp in Bulgaria.
The new Afghan government is trying to curb rising instances of violence against women.
Oxfam says Afghan woman are being excluded from peace talks with the Taliban and warned that hard-won rights for women could be bargained away unless more is done to include women in the peace proces.