Pakistan says ready to re-open talks with opposition groups

The Pakistani government says it is trying to re-open negotiations with opposition groups following the death of two anti-government protesters in fierce clashes with security forces in the capital.

Drones to guard India’s forests and wildlife

Unmanned aerial vehicles or drones will soon fly over India’s forests to monitor poaching, track wildlife and even count the population of tigers.

Pakistan and the West’s Afghan war

The 13-year US-led Western war on Afghanistan has not only devastated that poor country but also caused great damage to Pakistan. Neighboring Iran has also suffered greatly as a consequence.

Poverty, child, maternal deaths high in India: U.N. report

India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) that said while several key global targets have been met, more sustained effort is needed to cover disparities by the 2015 deadline.

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