Pro-Russian rebels stationed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Gorlivka, Donetsk region, launch missiles from Grad launch vehicles on Saturday. Ukrainian troops pulled out of the hotspot eastern town of Debaltseve after it was stormed by pro-Russian rebels in what the EU said was a "clear violation" of an internationally-backed truce. (AFP PHOTO / ANDREY BORODULIN)
COLOMBO: A top UN official HAS urged Sri Lanka’s new government to immediately release Tamil detainees and demilitarise former conflict areas to build confidence ahead of a fresh probe into alleged wa
SANTIAGO, Chile: A volcano in southern Chile has erupted, prompting officials to evacuate thousands of people in the surrounding area.
ISLAMABAD: India’s foreign secretary said during a rare visit to Pakistan that the two sides agreed to work together to narrow their differences but that he’d also raised concerns about cross-border t
NEW DELHI: One of the men convicted of the gang-rape and murder of an Indian student that shocked the world has said he blames the victim for "roaming around at night".
ABUJA: Nigeria’s Islamist sect Boko Haram released a video purporting to show it beheading two men, its first online posting using advanced graphics and editing techniques reminiscent of footage from
Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have suspended two health officials after $3.7 million worth of vaccines donated by UNICEF to protect children from deadly diseases were wasted, officials said Tuesday
GENEVA: The US and Russian foreign ministers expressed cautious optimism after holding talks in Geneva Monday to end fighting in Ukraine, where the UN says more than 6,000 people have died in less tha
DHAKA: Bangladeshi security officials arrested a suspect Monday in the killing of an American writer who was hacked to death last week as he walked with his wife in Dhaka, a government spokesman said.
MANILA: Philippine soldiers have seized a rebel base and bomb factory in the south, a spokesman said on Monday, as a shaky peace process with the largest rebel group presents President Benigno Aquino’
WASHINGTON: The Obama administration pushed ahead Monday with an effort to end its standoff with Israel, arguing that the focus on tensions between the allies obscured a larger truth that the United S
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