Asia

03.10.2018 12:26

US Seeks Pakistan’s Help With Afghanistan to Improve Ties

US Seeks Pakistan’s Help With Afghanistan to Improve Ties

Both the United States and Pakistan say they want to improve their relationship, but the war in Afghanistan remains a major obstacle. The U.S. State Department made clear that the foundation for a strong partnership between the United States and Pakistan is a partnership for peace and stability in Afghanistan.

01.10.2018 12:01

Indonesia’s Death Toll Expected to Be In Thousands

Indonesia’s Death Toll Expected to Be In Thousands

Rescue teams are searching for survivors on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, which was hit by a 7.5-magnitude earthquake and a tsunami on Friday. Officials said Sunday more than 800 people were killed in the disaster, and they expect that number to rise. Red Cross officials say at least 1.5 million people have been affected. VOA’s Zlatica Hoke reports.