YANGON: Myanmar Buddhist nationalists vowed to protest against international pressure on the country to help boat people, a prominent monk said Tuesday, as humanitarian efforts to rescue desperate mig
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena flew to the island’s former northern warzone of Jaffna to defuse rising tensions over the gang rape and murder of a teenager, a spokesman said.
HYDERABAD, India: At least 800 people have died in a major heatwave that has swept across India, melting roads in New Delhi as temperatures neared 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit).
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who is on bail over a deadly hit-and-run 13 years ago, was granted permission Tuesday to travel to Dubai for a movie awards ceremony, reports said.
NEW YORK: A series of anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners Monday, possibly from the same source, prompted searches of at least two planes at Kennedy Airport and nearly interrupted
NEW DELHI: Soaring temperatures have gripped parts of southern and northern India in an extreme heat wave which has killed more than 500 people and looks set to continue this week, officials said on M
SRINAGAR: Militants killed four Indian soldiers and an employee of a mobile phone shop in Indian Kashmir on Monday, in a spate of attacks in the disputed region.
SAN MARCOS, Texas: Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the central US on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Tex
BUJUMBURA: Burundi’s opposition boycotted peace talks with the government on Monday in protest at the killing of an opposition leader, despite UN-led calls for dialogue to end a month of protests and
KANO, Nigeria: Boko Haram militants hacked to death 10 people in a remote village in northeast Nigeria, a local government official told AFP.
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