LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron arrived at Buckingham Palace for an audience with Queen Elizabeth that signals the official start of Britain’s election campaign.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s new government has warned that defeated Tamil Tiger rebels could regroup and orchestrate another conflict, six years after their defeat in the island’s separatist war.
LONDON: Britain’s opposition Labour Party has taken a four-point lead over Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives after the first TV encounter of an unusually close-fought national election, an
BEIJING: A court in China’s mainly Muslim Xinjiang region has sentenced a man to six years in prison for “provoking trouble” and growing a beard, a practice discouraged by local authorities, a newspap
TOKYO: Japan has sounded out other members of long-stalled talks about North Korea’s nuclear program about holding an informal meeting in Tokyo possibly by the end of June, reports said Sunday.
JAKARTA: Twelve people were killed and 11 houses buried after a landslide triggered by heavy rain in Indonesia’s main island of Java, an official said Sunday.
KABUL: A suicide attacker targeting a prominent Afghan MP killed three people including a child and wounded seven others in Kabul Sunday, officials said, just days after Washington announced it would
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia: An Air Canada plane made an “abrupt” landing and skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said Sunday 23 people were taken to a hospital for ob
LONDON: Police in Britain said on Sunday they were investigating a death threat against Tony Hall, the director general of the BBC, made on the day he dropped celebrity TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson fr
DUESSELDORF, Germany: The captain of a passenger jet that investigators believe was deliberately crashed into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, shouted at the co-pilot to “open the damn door” a
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