Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada has visited troubled South Sudan as her country considers whether to give its peacekeepers broader abilities to use force.
Indian forces fired shotgun pellets and tear gas Saturday as thousands carried the body of a young boy killed overnight during an anti-India protest in the main city of Indian-controlled Kashmir.
Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir have banned the publication of a local newspaper, saying that its contents could incite violence in the disputed Himalayan region.
India's Reliance Group and France's Dassault have signed a lucrative defense partnership as part of a fighter jet deal agreed between the two nations last month, the companies said Monday.
Indian police said Monday they have taken a pigeon into custody after it was found carrying a warning note to Prime Minister Narendra Modi near the nation's heavily militarized border with Pakistan.
A gun battle with a group of militants who attacked an Indian army camp in the Indian portion of Kashmir that killed one Indian paramilitary soldier and wounded another has ended early Monday morning, police said.
India was working to secure the release of a soldier held in Pakistan but it will take "some days," the defense minister said Sunday, following a dramatic spike in tensions between the archrivals.
India, the world's third biggest carbon emitter, is set to ratify the Paris agreement on climate change Sunday on the birthday of the country's famously ascetic independence leader Mahatma Gandhi.
Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged fresh fire across their border Saturday as U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon offered to mediate between the nuclear-armed neighbors following an alarming increase in tensions.
India was evacuating thousands of people living near the border with Pakistan on Friday, a day after carrying out strikes along the de-facto frontier in disputed Kashmir, escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors.