Mar 22, 2013 01:31 EDT
Two Italian marines flew back to India on Friday to face murder charges, after Rome dramatically reversed a decision that they would not return which had triggered a diplomatic firestorm.
Mar 22, 2013 00:28 EDT
Two Italian marines charged with murder in India are on their way back to New Delhi after the government in Rome agreed they should return to face trial, the foreign ministry said on Friday.
Mar 21, 2013 21:03 EDT
Italy said two marines on trial for murder in India would return to the country by Friday, a stunning turnaround after Rome earlier unleashed a diplomatic furore by saying they would not go back.
Mar 21, 2013 15:39 EDT
Italy said two marines on trial for murder in India would return to the country by Friday, in a stunning turnaround after Rome earlier unleashed a diplomatic furore by saying they would not go back.
Mar 21, 2013 13:59 EDT
Sri Lanka must launch an in-depth probe into claims that government troops killed 40,000 civilians during a 2009 offensive against Tamil Tiger rebels that ended its three-decade civil war, the UN Human Rights Council said Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 03:51 EDT
Sri Lankan pro-government activists protested outside the US embassy in Colombo on Thursday as the UN Human Rights Council was set to vote on a resolution pressing for a war crimes probe against Sri Lanka.
Mar 21, 2013 03:35 EDT
India's top court upheld the death penalty Thursday for a mastermind of a series of bombings which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993, the deadliest set of attacks in the country's history.
Mar 21, 2013 02:37 EDT
A top Indian opposition politician accused the government of launching a "vendetta" after police raided his home on Thursday, just a day after his party pulled out of the ruling coalition.
Mar 20, 2013 12:32 EDT
India's government is to sell a stake in state-run steel giant SAIL, the steel ministry said on Wednesday, as part of an ambitious disinvestment plan to reduce the country's deficit.
Mar 20, 2013 09:59 EDT
Campaigners welcomed a toughening of laws in India Wednesday for sex crimes but said they were not enough to tackle a crisis underpinned by cultural attitudes, including from "sexist" lawmakers.
Mar 20, 2013 08:52 EDT
Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi said Wednesday he hoped his country can join major emerging market peers in the BRICS group as he pitched for Indian investment in his country's troubled economy.
Mar 20, 2013 08:41 EDT
India promised Wednesday to push for a "strong" UN resolution urging Sri Lanka to investigate alleged war crimes, a day after the issue caused a split in the ruling coalition.
Mar 20, 2013 04:46 EDT
India's government says it has the votes to steer major economic reforms through parliament as ministers from the second biggest party in the coalition handed in their resignations.
Mar 19, 2013 12:54 EDT
An Indian court on Tuesday ordered Sunil Bharti Mittal, the billionaire head of India's biggest mobile firm Bharti Airtel, to appear in court on corruption allegations over the 2002 allotment of telecom airwaves.
Mar 19, 2013 11:11 EDT
An Indian court on Tuesday ordered Sunil Bharti Mittal, the billionaire head of India's biggest mobile firm, to appear in court to face corruption accusations over the 2002 allotment of telecom airwaves.
Mar 19, 2013 10:40 EDT
Sonia Gandhi, the Italian-born head of India's ruling party, accused Rome of an unacceptable "betrayal" Tuesday as she waded into a bitter dispute over two marines who have skipped bail.
Mar 19, 2013 10:25 EDT
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi called Tuesday for an urgent halt to the "bloodshed" in Syria after holding talks with Indian leaders in New Delhi.
Mar 19, 2013 09:58 EDT
The second-biggest party in India's ruling coalition announced Tuesday it was withdrawing from the government, heightening the risk of early elections before their scheduled date next year.
Mar 19, 2013 03:24 EDT
A regional party from southern India announced Tuesday that it was withdrawing from the national ruling coalition, weakening the government which was already a minority in parliament.
Mar 19, 2013 02:27 EDT
A regional party from southern India said Tuesday that it was withdrawing from the national ruling coalition, weakening the government which was already a minority in parliament, reports said.