COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena flew to the island’s former warzone of Jaffna on Tuesday to defuse rising tensions over the gang rape and murder of a teenager, a spokesman said.
LONDON: Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.
BAMAKO: A Bangladeshi peacekeeper was shot dead and another wounded, the United Nations said Tuesday, in the second attack in days in Mali's capital on what is considered the world's most dangerous UN
PARIS: French investigators have opened a probe after an Air France jet with some three dozen people on board narrowly avoided hitting the highest mountain in central Africa in early May, according to
LAGOS: An “alarming spike” in suicide bombings by girls and women used by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria has children in danger of being seen as potential threats, the UN children’s agency said Tu
HOUSTON: Torrential rains have killed at least eight people in Texas and Oklahoma, including two in Houston where flooding turned streets into rivers and led to about 1,000 calls for help in the fourt
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.
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