COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s main opposition has promised to address international concerns over war crimes and normalize relations with regional superpower India and Western nations if they won January presi
MANILA: Philippine President Benigno Aquino has accepted the resignation of his health minister over the purchase of pneumonia vaccines in 2012 which government investigators later questioned, a spoke
MONTREAL: A Canadian woman who caused a fatal traffic accident after stopping her car to help ducks on a busy highway has been sentenced to 90 days in prison.
ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani government prosecutor said Friday he will challenge a court order granting bail to the alleged mastermind of the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, which sparked strong condemnation
SYDNEY: Eight children have been killed and a woman who was mother to seven of them was injured in the northern Australian city of Cairns, police said, in what several media outlets reported was a mas
BERLIN: The UN appealed Thursday for $8.4 billion to provide emergency aid and longer-term help to nearly 18 million people in Syria and across the region hit by the drawn-out conflict.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Students grieving for their classmates massacred by the Pakistani Taleban Thursday vowed to defy the militants and return to school as soon as possible.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Boko Haram has kidnapped at least 185 people, including women and children, from a Nigerian village, carting the hostages away on trucks toward Sambisa Forest, a notorious rebel st
WASHINGTON: World leaders welcomed the groundbreaking news that the United States and Cuba are moving to restore diplomatic relations and bury one of the last vestiges of the Cold War after more than
ABUJA, Nigeria: Nigeria has sentenced 54 soldiers to death for mutiny, assault, cowardice and refusing to fight extremists.
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