The Guardian

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 07:55
A bloody summer of protest in Kashmir has been met with a ruthless response from Indian security forces, who fired hundreds of thousands of metal pellets into crowds of civilians, leaving hundreds blinded.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 07:06
Afghanistan was ranked 166 out of 168 countries on Transparency International’s corruption perception 2015 index and its government has often become a self-serving means of enriching the political class.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 07:37
Police in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh are under pressure to explain the killing of eight prisoners who escaped from a jail in Bhopal early on Monday, after footage emerged that appeared to show at least one of the men being shot while already incapacitated.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 07:06
The Taliban and representatives of the Afghan government have restarted secret talks in the Gulf state of Qatar, senior sources within the insurgency and the Kabul government have told the Guardian.
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 08:26
At least six militants have attacked an Indian army camp in north Kashmir, killing one border guard and wounding another, two weeks after a similar attack killed 19 Indian soldiers and ratcheted up tensions between India and Pakistan.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:42
Two Pakistani soldiers have been killed in the contested territory of Kashmir after India launched what it described as “surgical strikes” against “terrorists … waiting to infiltrate the nation”.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 06:52
The international community had washed its hands of Afghanistan, seemingly indifferent to the fact that the people raining rockets on Kabul were trained by the CIA, or that the rockets were purchased with money from the west, leaving the militants to tear the country apart.
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 06:38
International efforts to help Afghan security forces regain control of territory taken by the Taliban are doing more harm than good, the former president of Afghanistan has warned.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 06:06
The Pentagon is due to release a report on an internal investigation into one of the most infamous episodes of the war in Afghanistan: a special operations airstrike on a hospital in the north of the country last year that left 42 civilians dead.
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 06:13
Drones are firing more weapons than conventional warplanes for the first time in Afghanistan and the ratio is rising, previously unreported US Air Force data for 2015 show, underlining how reliant the military has become on unmanned aircraft.

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