India Shoots Down Satellite for First Time

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who faces a general election next month, announced that India had become the fourth country in the world to deploy such an anti-satellite weapon.

India Launches Airstrikes Within Pakistan

Tensions between India and Pakistan have dramatically escalated following an attack by a suicide bomber, with India conducting airstrikes across the de facto border.

How Strong Is Pakistan's Military?

Pakistan has one of the strongest military forces in the world and plays a key role in South Asian affairs. Since its independence in 1947, the nation has come into conflict with India a number of times.