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  • PARIS, July 20- The head of one of the world's largest airlines has called for an international meeting of carriers to agree a response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner, including a potential rethink of the threats posed by regional conflicts.

  • Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 3:02 AM ET

    The possibility that the civilian jetliner downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people onboard was hit by a missile could have profound consequences for the world's airlines. In the hours after Thursday's disaster involving a Malaysia Airlines jet, carriers around the globe began rerouting flights to avoid Ukraine.

  • NEW DELHI, July 7- Departing Platform One at New Delhi station last week was India's fastest train: the test run of the Delhi- Agra express- dubbed "semi-high speed" by local media- topped a record-breaking 160 kilometres per hour on its way to the Taj Mahal.

  • LONDON, June 10- For decades, India's power engineers had a dream: "One Nation. India finally has a nationwide power system stretching from Tamil Nadu in the south to Kashmir in the north, Gujarat in the west to Nagaland in the east. The whole of India's electricity system was synchronised and started to function as one giant machine.

  • NEW DELHI, May 27- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a blunt warning to old adversary Pakistan on his first day in the job on Tuesday, telling his counterpart in a rare meeting that Islamabad must prevent militants on its territory from attacking India.

  • NEW DELHI, May 27- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a blunt warning to traditional neighboring foe Pakistan on his first day in the job on Tuesday that it must prevent militants on its territory from attacking India.

  • NEW DELHI, May 16- If prime minister-elect Narendra Modi can revive a faltering economy, as his people clearly believe he can, India may finally be able to deal with overseas allies, foes and rivals from a position of strength. Dating back to the Cold War, India has tended to avoid close alliances.

  • Modi on brink of power ahead of India vote count Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 4:30 PM ET

    NEW DELHI, May 16- India's election results on Friday could usher in the most profound economic change in a generation if opposition leader Narendra Modi wins a clear mandate for his agenda to revive growth and create jobs.

  • BRUSSELS, March 31- As Moscow and the West dig in for a prolonged stand-off over Russia's annexation of Crimea, risking spillover to other former Soviet republics and beyond, here are 10 ways in which the Ukraine crisis could change attitudes and policy around the world.

  • TRIPOLI, March 27- Pakistani sea captain Mirza Noman Baig knew he was trapped when dozens of fighters armed with rifles boarded his tanker just off a rebel-held port on Libya's coast.

  • EXCLUSIVE-The mysterious journey of the Libya oil tanker Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    TRIPOLI/ LONDON, March 19- What began late last year as a routine new assignment for Pakistani sea captain Mirza Noman Baig ended in a dramatic night-time rescue as U.S. special forces seized the ship his family said he was forced to operate by Libyan rebels.

  • ISLAMABAD, March 13- Saudi Arabia loaned $1.5 billion to Pakistan last month to help Islamabad shore up its foreign exchange reserves, meet debt-service obligations and undertake large energy and infrastructure projects, Pakistani officials have told Reuters.

  • PATNA, India, March 4- Ravindra Kishore Sinha built India's largest security business from a garage in the dirt-poor state of Bihar.

  • ISLAMABAD Feb 6- Pakistan's Karachi Stock Exchange is investigating whether staff profited from years of unauthorised access to real time trading data in a market that has rocketed more than 450 percent since 2009..

  • Shahid Javed Burki, former Vice-President of the World Bank and the Former Finance Minister of Pakistan says both nations must prioritize reviving growth.

  • China makes global inroads on arms sale Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 11:32 AM ET
    Aviation Industry Corporation of China employees hold a model of the JF-17 fighter jet at an aviation expo in Beijing, Sept. 28, 2013.

    China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.

  • Going further afield in the hunt for yield     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    Manooj Mistry, head of exchange trading at Deutsche Bank, tells CNBC why he likes Pakistan as a frontier market.

  • Benefits of Investing in Pakistan     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    Jens Yahya Zimmerman, partner at the New Silk Route, talks to CNBC about the benefits of investing in Pakistan.

  • 7-Eleven Human Trafficking Bust Nets 9 Arrests Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 4:57 PM ET
    Police officers stand outside one of the several 7-Elevens they raided as part of an identity theft and illegal immigration investigation.

    Nine owners and managers of more than a dozen 7-Eleven stores were charged Monday in a scheme to traffic in workers from Pakistan, prosecutors said.

  • Electricity Is Sharif's Main Challenge: Pro     Monday, 13 May 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Claudine Fry, South Asia senior analyst at Control Risks, tells CNBC Nawaz Sharif faces serious challenges, particularly the electricity crisis, after winning the election in Pakistan over the weekend.