• Kashmir Oct 29

    Indian Agency Raids Home of Journalist, Activists in Kashmir

    India’s National Investigation Agency has raided the offices of the leading newspaper in Indian-controlled Kashmir and the offices and residences of a journalist and two prominent activists in the disputed region.

  • Donald Trump Sep 23, 2019

    Trump, Modi Show Unity Between World's Largest Democracies

    President Donald Trump joined a Texas welcome party Sunday for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who’s visiting the United States amid trade tensions between the allies.

  • Donald Trump Aug 17, 2019

    Indian Authorities Begin Easing Clampdown in Kashmir

    Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir began restoring landline phone services on Saturday after a nearly two-week security crackdown and news blackout following a decision by India’s government to downgrade the Muslim-majority region’s autonomy. Shahid Choudhary, a government administrator in Srinagar, the region’s main city, said restrictions were being lifted in most areas and government offices were open. He also said on...

  • India Mar 9, 2019

    India Returns Key Diplomat to Pakistan as Tensions Ease

    India said Saturday that it was returning a key diplomat to Pakistan’s capital amid an easing of tensions between the nuclear neighbors, but also demanded that its archrival take concrete steps against terrorists operating from its territory. India’s high commissioner to Pakistan was to return to Islamabad on Saturday, Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar said at a news...

  • Donald Trump Mar 2, 2019

    India-Pakistan Fighting Kills 6 Civilians, 2 Pakistan Troops

    Indian and Pakistani soldiers have again targeted each other’s posts and villages along their volatile frontier in disputed Kashmir, killing at least six civilians and two Pakistani troops, officials said Saturday. But in a sign that tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals could soon ease, a Pakistani Cabinet minister said a key train service between Pakistan and neighboring India would resume...

  • Associated Press Jan 31, 2018

    Magnitude 6.1 Quake Rattles Afghanistan and Pakistan

    A strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake rattled Pakistan and Afghanistan on Wednesday, including the capital cities of both countries, killing a young girl and injuring 15 others, officials said. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake’s center was in northeast Afghanistan near the Pakistan border, about 35 kilometers (22 miles) south of Jarm in the Hindu Kush region. It had a...

  • Donald Trump Jan 2, 2018

    Pakistan Fires Back After ‘Incomprehensible' Trump Tweet

    Pakistan fired back Tuesday after President Donald Trump accused it of harboring terrorists, calling his New Year’s Day tweet “completely incomprehensible.” The government summoned the U.S. ambassador to complain but stopped short of demands by protesting Islamic groups to expel the envoy. The latest round of tit-for-tat attacks between the two reluctant allies, neither of whom trusts the other, was...

  • Associated Press Nov 24, 2017

    Pakistan Releases US-Wanted Militant Suspect on Court Order

    Pakistani authorities acting on a court order released a U.S.-wanted militant Friday who allegedly founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai, India attack that killed 168 people, his spokesman and officials said. Hafiz Saeed, who has been designated a terrorist by the U.S. Justice Department and has a $10 million bounty on his head, was released before dawn...

  • Donald Trump Sep 25, 2017

    Pakistani Cricket Star Khan Criticizes US's Afghan Policy

    Cricket legend and potential Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan on Monday criticized the United States’ new strategy for Afghanistan and said a continued military campaign will not solve the 16-year-old conflict in the neighboring nation....
    Khan, who is considered a likely contender for premier after next year’s parliamentary elections, also rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s allegation that Pakistan harbors extremists who...

  • energy Nov 29, 2016

    From Milk to Lightbulbs, Fidel Castro Reshaped Life in Cuba

    Fidel Castro changed the flavor of the milk Cuban children drink at breakfast. He filled Cuban kitchens with energy-saving rice cookers, and he gave a two-hour lesson in their use live on national television. He even changed the nation’s lightbulbs, launching a nationwide campaign to replace incandescent bulbs with fluorescents that cast a pallid white light in Cuban homes to...

  • energy Nov 26, 2016

    Cuban Revolutionary Fidel Castro Dies at 90

    Cuban television has announced the death of Fidel Castro, the former President of Cuba and leader of the 1950s Cuban revolution. NBC’s Bruce Hall reports.

  • Afghanistan Dec 25, 2015

    India's Prime Minister Meets With Pakistan's on Unannounced Visit

    India’s Narendra Modi arrived in Pakistan on Friday, his first visit as prime minister to this Islamic nation that has been India’s long-standing archrival in the region. The previously unplanned visit is a sign of improving relations between the two nuclear-armed neighbors. The two heads of government also had an unscheduled meeting at the Paris climate change talks earlier this...

  • Kentucky Feb 26, 2015

    WATCH: Kids Rock Out a Led Zeppelin Medley on Xylophones

    Who knew kids could rock so hard? To honor the 40th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s Physical Graffiti, the Louisville Leopard Percussionists uploaded this video of its band members performing a medley of some of the greatest songs from the legendary band.

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