DEEP SORROW: People escort the funeral cortege of South Africa’s former President Nelson Mandela as it drives on its way to the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Wednesday. (AFP)
PRETORIA, South Africa: World leaders and thousands of South Africans on Wednesday filed past the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid
KIEV, Ukraine: The withdrawal of riot police from two areas in Ukraine’s capital is raising opposition hopes that three weeks of escalating protests have begun to erode police support for President
MANILA: Gunmen shot dead a broadcaster in the Philippines on Wednesday, police said, the third such fatal attack in two weeks in one of the world’s most dangerous countries for journalists.
DHAKA: UN chief Ban Ki-moon and US Secretary of State John Kerry called Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday to stress the need for talks with the opposition to resolve the country&
DHAKA: Bangladesh’s highest court held a hearing Wednesday to decide the fate of a leader sentenced to death for war crimes, after he was given a dramatic last-minute reprieve from execution.
COLOMBO: The Catholic church Wednesday warned Sri Lanka’s government of foreign intervention unless it worked toward reconciliation and addressed allegations of war crimes during the war against Tam
LONDON: Four people have been arrested by detectives investigating the suspected theft of 1 million pounds ($1.6 million) from two UK banks, police in London said Wednesday.
PRETORIA, South Africa: A flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela arrived with a military honor guard in South Africa's de facto capital Wednesday and put on display in an amph
SINGAPORE: Singapore police have questioned nearly 4,000 foreign workers in a widening crackdown following the city-state’s first riot in more than 40 years, officials confirmed.
YANGON: Myanmar on Wednesday freed 44 political detainees, a presidential adviser said, the latest in a series of prisoner amnesties by the country’s reformist regime.
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