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South Asia

Kerry Heads To Sri Lanka On Historic Visit To Mend Ties

Top U.S. diplomat John Kerry left early Friday on a landmark trip to Sri Lanka, the first such visit in a decade to the Indian Ocean island as it returns to the diplomatic fold.

May 1, 2015

Trade, Border Dispute On Agenda During Xi’s India Visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping makes his first visit to India.

September 17, 2014

Al-Qaida Sets Up New Branch In Indian Subcontinent

By Siddhartha Kumar, dpa NEW DELHI — Terrorist group al-Qaida has set up a branch in South Asia, prompting Indian authorities to issue a nationwide alert Thursday, media reports and officials said. Al-Qaida head Ayman al-Zawahiri announced the plan in a 55-minute video message posted on the internet Wednesday that Indian officials said appeared to […]

September 4, 2014