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    1. September 3, 2008

      US battles to save India nuclear accord

      A plan hatched in Washington and New Delhi is faltering because of objections raised in Dublin, Bern and Wellington. The...

    2. August 4, 2008

      Pakistan faces pressure to curb militants

      Pakistan faced growing international pressure during a summit of south Asian leaders at the weekend to rein in Islamic...

    1. August 3, 2008

      Pakistan told to rein in militants

      Pakistan faced growing international pressure during a summit of South Asian leaders at the weekend to rein in Islamic...

    2. July 10, 2008

      Musharraf vendetta shackles Pakistan

      Pakistan's uneasy ruling coalition between the party of Benazir Bhutto, the assassinated former prime minister, and that of...

    3. July 9, 2008

      Musharraf vendetta hampers Pakistan

      Pakistan’s uneasy ruling coalition between the party of Benazir Bhutto, the assassinated former prime minister, and that of...

    4. July 7, 2008

      Suicide bomber kills 10 in Islamabad

      A suicide bomber struck in the heart of Islamabad, the Pakistani capital, yesterday, killing at least 10 people, although...

    5. July 7, 2008

      Suicide bomber kills 10 in Islamabad

      A suicide bomber struck in the heart of Islamabad, the Pakistani capital, yesterday, killing at least 10 people, although...

    6. July 6, 2008

      Suicide bomber kills police in Islamabad

      A suicide bomber struck in the heart of Islamabad, the Pakistani capital, on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, although...

    7. July 3, 2008

      Islamabad urged to switch focus from Musharraf

      A senior US official yesterday urged Pakistan's ruling politicians to stop squabbling over the future of president Pervez...

    8. July 3, 2008

      Islamabad urged to stop squabbling

      A senior US official on Wednesday urged Pakistan’s ruling politicians to stop squabbling over the future of Pervez...

    9. April 25, 2008

      Rebel calls Pakistan truce

      A prominent pro-Taliban militant commander yesterday ordered his followers to stop all attacks, in a potentially crucial...

    10. March 26, 2008

      US seeks assurances on Pakistan's support

      Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's president, yesterday swore in Yusuf Raza Gilani as the new prime minister. The ceremony came...

    11. March 25, 2008

      US seeks assurances on Pakistan support

      Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s president, on Tuesday swore in the country’s new prime minister – as two senior US officials...

    12. February 21, 2008

      US praises Pakistan’s election

      The United States praised Pakistan on Thursday for holding an election that advanced the cause of democratic civilian...

    13. February 1, 2008

      US strategy on Taliban attacked

      The Bush administration's stance on Afghanistan is coming under increasing domestic criticism, as legislators from both US...

    14. September 7, 2007

      Knowledge of ‘home-grown’ terror increases

      The foiled alleged bomb plot exposed in Germany this week was new evidence of the worrying evolution of the Islamist...

    15. September 7, 2007

      Increasing knowledge about 'home-grown' terror

      The foiled alleged bomb plot exposed in Germany this week was new evidence of the worrying evolution of the Islamist...

    16. August 17, 2007

      US pledges to work with Pakistan in border war with militants

      The US yesterday sought to work with Pakistan in fighting militants along the Afghan border, in a partial reversal of last...

    17. August 16, 2007

      US pledges to work with Pakistan

      The US on Thursday sought to work with Pakistan in fighting militants along the Afghan border, in a partial reversal of last...

    18. June 13, 2007

      US urged to back change in Pakistan

      Leaders of Pakistan's opposition urged Washington last night to push for the restoration of democracy, warning it risked...

    19. June 12, 2007

      US warned over backing for Musharraf

      Leaders of Pakistan’s opposition on Tuesday urged the US to push for the restoration of democracy, warning that Washington...

    20. June 12, 2007

      US warned over backing for Musharraf

      Leaders of Pakistan’s opposition on Tuesday urged the US to push for the restoration of democracy, warning that Washington...

    21. March 16, 2007

      US plans $750m aid for Pakistan

      The Bush administration yesterday reassured General Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's president, that the US retained a...

    22. March 16, 2007

      Bush aide pledges $750m for Pakistan

      The Bush administration on Thursday reassured General Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s president, that the US retained a...

    23. January 16, 2007

      Pakistan raids militant camps near border

      The Pakistani military on Tuesday carried out a pre-dawn attack on militant training camps in a remote area near the Afghan...

    24. October 18, 2006

      Sri Lanka peace talks vow

      The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday said it remained committed to the peace process despite an attack by suspected rebels...

    25. September 28, 2006

      Bush to seal strategic link with Kazakh leader

      Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan’s president, comes to the White House on Friday confident that his role as an oil-rich and...

    26. August 12, 2006

      Washington seeks to smooth Kyrgyz relations as central Asian states flex their muscles

      Richard Boucher, the US assistant secretary of state, met Kurmanbek Bakiyev, president of Kyrgyzstan, in the capital...

    27. August 8, 2006

      Afghanistan 'is gate to Asian trade'

      A more stable and open Afghanistan could serve as a gateway for increased trade between central and south Asia, said...

    28. May 3, 2006

      Nepal's new prime minister forms seven-member cabinet

      Nepal's new prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala yesterday formed a seven-member cabinet that faced urgent tasks of...

    29. May 2, 2006

      Nepal PM names seven-member cabinet

      Nepal’s new prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Tuesday formed a seven-member cabinet that faced urgent tasks of...

    30. April 4, 2006

      Afghan violence 'set to escalate'

      Afghanistan is likely to see a surge in violence as Nato troops expand their presence into areas previously dominated by...

    31. June 3, 2005

      Boucher and out

      Champagne for Richard Boucher, the long-serving State Department spokesman, after what was believed to be his last...

    32. June 2, 2005

      US officials strike sober note in reaction to Europe's discord

      Schadenfreude is in the air over Washington this week. Jacques Chirac, the French leader who clashed with President George...

    33. June 1, 2005

      Khodorkovsky vows to fight for Russian freedom as he is jailed for nine years

      Mikhail Khodorkovsky vowed yesterday to fight for his freedom and the "freedom of the whole of Russia" after he was...

    34. May 26, 2005

      US agrees military sales to Indonesia

      The Bush administration yesterday decided to upgrade military relations with Indonesia by permitting the sale of non-lethal...

    35. May 26, 2005

      US-Jakarta military deal

      The Bush administration yesterday decided to upgrade military relations with Indonesia by permitting the sale of non-lethal...

    36. May 24, 2005

      Khamenei urges rethink on reformist candidates

      Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, called on the Guardian Council on Monday to reconsider its decision to...

    37. May 17, 2005

      US voices concern

      The US said yesterday it was deeply disturbed by reports that the Uzbek authorities had fired on demonstrators on Friday,...

    38. May 16, 2005

      Fox tries to defuse growing migration dispute

      President Vicente Fox of Mexico tried to defuse a growing dispute on Monday over migration to the US, which intensified...

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