SRINAGAR - An eight-year-old girl, critically injured in a grenade blast in south Kashmir Sunday, died in hospital here Monday, police said.
ISLAMABAD - At least five suspected militants were killed Monday in a US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region bordering Afghanistan.
KOLKATA - Suspected Maoists gunned down two supporters of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said Monday.
ISLAMABAD - A military offensive in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region bordering Afghanistan could be delayed due to "the widening role of India in the Afghan affairs" and the "differences in perceptions" over the scheduled withdrawal of NATO forces from that country, a media report said Monday.
LONDON - A British diplomat has sparked fury after claiming that Kabul is a safer place for children than Britain's major cities.