Putin, Modi vow closer ties at Far East economic forum
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he would boost ties with Moscow as he met President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin's showcase economic forum in the Russian Far East on Wednesday.
Pakistan grants India access to alleged spy on death row
Pakistan granted consular access to an alleged Indian spy on death row Monday, sparking claims from New Delhi that the prisoner was under "extreme pressure" and unable to speak freely during the meeting.
500 protests, hundreds injured in Kashmir lockdown
At least 500 incidents of protest have broken out in Indian Kashmir since New Delhi stripped the region of its autonomy and imposed a military clampdown more than three weeks ago, a senior government source told AFP Wednesday.
Modi ally says Indian opposition using witchcraft
A firebrand Indian monk-turned-lawmaker has suggested that political opponents are using "black magic" to harm Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party, after three top members died this month.
India defends blocking politicians from visiting Kashmir
Authorities on Sunday defended blocking opposition Indian politicians from visiting Muslim-majority Kashmir, saying it was to "avoid controversy" weeks after stripping the restive region of its autonomy and imposing a major clampdown.
India says soldier killed in Kashmir border clash
An Indian soldier was killed by Pakistani forces on the Kashmir border, the military said Friday, as a tense lockdown in the region of seven million residents continued for the 19th day.
Macron to discuss Kashmir with Modi
French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss tensions in the divided region of Kashmir with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when the two meet in Paris this week, a French official said on Tuesday.
DSS arrests El-Zakzaky, wife on return to Nigeria
Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Ibrahim El-ZakZaky and his wife, Zeenat, Friday were arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) on arrival to Nigeria. El-Zakzaky and wife arrived in Nigeria through an Ethiopian Airlines by exactly 12noon at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja. Ibrahim Musa, IMN spokesperson confirmed…