PARIS: French police interrogated a suspected Islamist Saturday as they tried to piece together an attack in which the man put his boss’s severed head on display in the second jihadist attack to hit F
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena dissolved Parliament loyal to his predecessor and called fresh elections in August in an attempt to consolidate power and carry out his p
YANGON/WASHINGTON: The United States said on Friday that an effective legislative veto held by Myanmar’s military was undemocratic and reiterated calls for changes to the constitution, a day after law
LONDON: A British teen has been arrested as part of a joint investigation with the FBI into hoax bomb threats against US facilities.
PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines: China is pressing ahead with the construction of artificial islands on at least two reefs that are also claimed by the Philippines in the increasingly tense territorial d
YANGON: Myanmar and Thailand on Friday destroyed nearly $1 billion of seized narcotics to mark World Drugs Day, as the UN said East and Southeast Asia remained the world’s biggest markets for syntheti
SAINT-QUENTN-FALLAVIER, France: At least one suspected militant launched a daylight raid on a gas factory in eastern France Friday, pinning a decapitated head to the gates and injuring at least two ot
STOCKHOLM: The Swedish Parliament has recommended cutting arms exports to undemocratic countries, part of a push to prioritize human rights in its foreign policy that has already irked Israel and some
DUSHANBE: More than one hundred citizens of Tajikistan have died fighting for Daesh in the Middle East, the ex-Soviet country’s leader Emomali Rakhmon said Friday.
MUMBAI: The Indian unit of fast food chain KFC, owned by Yum Brands Inc, on Friday challenged the results of a test showing the presence of bacteria linked to food poisoning in a sample of its fried c
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