Nearly four years after deadly anti-Christian riots left nine dead, authorities released a 318 page report indicating Pakistan's security establishment could have prevented them.
Minority Rohingya Muslims who have long alleged persecution by the Buddhists in Myanmar, say Buddhist families from Bangladesh are now being resettled on their land.
With NATO pulling out of Afghanistan in 2014, foreign policymakers in New Delhi are concerned that Pakistan may refocus militants on Kashmir.
In the wake of the December gang rape, advocates warn that three separate cases of child rape highlight a deeper problem that can no longer be swept under the carpet.
By December 2014 the Afghan National Security Forces that have been built by the US and NATO will be left to largely stand on their own.
No one claims the problem is solved, but officials are cautiously hopeful that the lower number of 'green-on-blue' killings in Afghanistan this year means preventive measures are having an impact.
If Narendra Modi wins India's elections next year it would inject discomfort into the deepening relationship between India and the US.
Center-right politician Nawaz Sharif appeared set to return as Pakistan's prime minister on Monday, his third time in the job.
As counting continues in Pakistan's historic elections, Mr. Sharif's party has pulled away from its two main rivals. But the process of building a coalition will take time.
This is the first time in Pakistan's 66 years that a democratic government has been able to complete its tenure without being toppled by the military. But change is slow, say analysts.
The parliamentary race between pinup-film-star-turned-politician Musarrat Shaheen and a man described as a powerful, Taliban-tied cleric highlights the dual nature of Pakistan.
The Pakistani government is working with the US to make sure a key ingredient for bombs stays away from insurgents in Afghanistan, but that effort may be having an unintended casualty.
Nawaz Sharif is the strongest contender for prime minister as Pakistan heads to the polls Saturday. The twice-elected prime minister's career has been rocky, complete with economic wins and exile.
Thousands of hardline Islamists in Bangladesh demanded anti-blasphemy laws and more restrictions on women, clashing with security forces and leaving at least 30 people dead this week.
A large, unprecedentedly coordinated campaign in India has eradicated polio. If no new cases are recorded by the end of this year, India will be officially considered polio-free.
Women, nongovernmental organizations, and a council of conservative Muslims are doing their best to avoid a repeat of the poor 2008 election showing among women.
A Pakistani prisoner in an Indian jail was attacked and seriously injured in a tit-for-tat assault one day after the death of an Indian man in a Pakistani prison.
As a crucial vote for Pakistan's new civilian government looms, candidates are trying to sway a sizable and politically active generation – but one whose sentiments are unclear.
Many hundreds have been rescued so far. But a fire broke out today amid the rubble of the collapsed building, ending hopes of saving a known survivor named Shahina Akhter.
Concerns about safety conditions in garment factories sourced by Western retailers were revived when a factory collapsed after serious cracks were found in the building yesterday.