Sri Lankan authorities swept up more people, including foreigners, for questioning on Thursday as they probed deeper into the Easter Sunday bombings, which killed 359 people in potentially the deadliest operation claimed by the militant Islamic State.
Ahead of Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's expected visit to India early next year, Israeli Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon on Tuesday said that the two countries share a deep and longstanding relationship.
Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday said Islamabad's foreign policy has for long remained US-centric, but the time has now come to review it and shift its focus towards Moscow and Beijing.
US Defence Secretary James Mattis arrived in Pakistan on Monday amid Washington's concerns over "terrorist safe havens" in the country and also to shore up bilateral ties that have seen a marked downslide in the past few months.
India has stressed Africa's right to representation among the ranks of the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council in an effort to bring in a sense of urgency to the long-stalled reform process.
Is there a thaw in somewhat strained Beijing-New Delhi ties? From available indications China is likely to ease its hard position on the issue of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar within a month after Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale shared "all evidences" with the Chinese leadership in Beijing about the Pakista