GCC ambassadors withdrawal from Qatar highlights regional differences
This is the first time that three GCC countries have all withdrawn their ambassadors from another member state, proving the degree to which Doha has fallen out with its neighbours. Justin Vela reports
Siege of Syrian arms depot exposes chemical weapons fears
Detailed accounts describe military commanders from the US, Europe and Arab states scrambling to make sure the weapons did not fall into the hands of Al Qaeda-affiliated rebels after information emerged the bunker could contain sarin gas.
Black citizens say racism is still an issue in the new Tunisia
The country's new constitution promises equality for all, but erasing prejudice ingrained over generations is a struggle.
Cockroaches by the million give Chinese farmer a healthy profit
Wang Fuming is cashing in on the Chinese pharmaceutical industry's demand for cockroaches
Cash boost for Syrian rebels to pressure Assad
The injection of funding from Washington comes on top of a major push by Arabian Gulf states to finance rebel operations in the southern region of Syria, including the war to control the capital, Damascus.
Third Front formed two weeks ago as alternative to Congress and BJP disbands after differences over seat sharing.
In the markets of the city in north-western Pakistan from where the chappal sandal originates, shopkeepers said the British designers shoe was old fashioned.
Soldiers were deployed in Chhattisgarh to guard workers constructing roads when about 200 rebels surrounded their camp and opened fire
High spending by parties and candidates on publicity, rallies and voter handouts will give short-term boost to India's economy, experts say.
Pre-partition India, which included present-day Pakistan and Bangladesh, provided more than 1.27 million men to the Allies during the First World War. With this year marking the centenary of the beginning of the conflict, a new appreciation for the...
Indian soldiers who fought in Europe during WWI are finding their place in history after years of being forgotten.
Pakistani seminary students took their mid-term exams at the Islamic Jamia Binoria seminary in Karachi, Pakistan on March 8, 2014. More than 1,700 students took the examination.
Authorities are trying to track down the 66 students enrolled at university in Uttar Pradesh for questioning to determine whether sedition charges are appropriate.
Street clashes marred an announcement on Wednesday that India's general election will start on April 7 as supporters of the Aam Aadmi Party protested outside the headquarters of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
India, the world's biggest democracy, on Wednesday set April 7 as the start of parliamentary elections expected to see the opposition Hindu nationalists led by hardliner Narendra Modi come to power.
Subhash Agrawal has exposed hundreds of cases of wrong doing, graft and discrimination in India’s notoriously corrupt bureaucracy – all through Right to Information (RTI) applications.
The National View blog looks at some of the best images from around the world over the past 24 hours.
Tibetans across the world marked the arrival of the Wood Horse year with prayers and festivities.