NEW DELHI: An opposition national lawmaker was arrested Friday on suspicion of stealing funds from a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that collapsed in eastern India, an official said.
COLOMBO: A senior member of Sri Lanka’s government has announced that he is quitting the ruling party to stand as the main opposition’s candidate against President Mahinda Rajapakse in upcoming electi
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama is ordering far-reaching changes to the US immigration system that will protect nearly 5 million people from deportation, testing the limits of his presidential powe
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STOCKHOLM: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday lost an appeal against a Swedish warrant for his arrest to be questioned over alleged sex crimes.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida: Brandishing a semi-automatic handgun and carrying extra ammunition in his pockets, a Florida State University graduate opened fire early on Thursday at his alma mater’s main libr
MANILA: A Philippine court convicted nine people for graft Thursday over a 1996 fire that killed 162 people, mostly students celebrating the end of the school year.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared Thursday he would seek an unprecedented third term at elections which will be held against a backdrop of growing international pressure over h
SEOUL: A South Korean court on Thursday sentenced the head of the company that operated a ferry which capsized in April to 10 years in jail over his role in the country’s worst maritime disaster in de
Katmandu: A bus plunged into a deep, fast-flowing river in western Nepal on Thursday, with at least 24 passengers feared dead, officials said.
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