Two women lynched, set on fire in Congo as ethnic tensions flare

Two women lynched, set on fire in Congo as ethnic tensions flare

Two Hutu women were dragged out of a minibus, lynched and their bodies set on fire by a crowd in eastern Congo, the local mayor said on Wednesday, as inter-ethnic tensions in the region surge in the wake of massacres that have killed hundreds of civilians.

Tension over flag burning causes closure of Pakistan-Afghan border

Tension over flag burning causes closure of Pakistan-Afghan border

A row over the burning of Pakistani flag by an Afghan mob has resulted in the closure of a border crossing between the two countries for the fifth day ...

Afghan government partner berates President Ghani

Afghan government partner berates President Ghani

Afghan government chief executive Abdullah Abdullah has sharply criticised President Ashraf Ghani, a dramatic public break that exposed long-simmering tension within the former election rivals' fragile unity government.

Nepal recalls India envoy, cancels president's visit

Nepal recalls India envoy, cancels president's visit

Nepal has recalled its ambassador to India and cancelled an upcoming visit by its president to New Delhi, officials said Saturday, further straining ties between the two neighbours ...