COLOMBO: Kumar Sangakkara didn’t get a fairytale farewell fit for an all-time great, but the cricketer did get a pleasant surprise on the final day of his last test: The government offered him a role
SEOUL: South Korea’s president vowed “no retreat” Monday in a tense military standoff with North Korea, and insisted Pyongyang apologize as the two rivals struggled to negotiate their way out of the c
ISLAMABAD: A Chinese tourist held hostage for months by the Taliban has been freed in a government operation, Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said.
TOKYO: A huge blaze broke out Monday at a steel pipe plant near Tokyo’s Haneda airport, as television images showed plumes of thick black smoke and flames shooting up into the air.
DHAKA: A magistrate in northeastern Bangladesh accepted charges against 10 men and issued arrest warrants for three alleged fugitives Monday in the beating death of a 13-year-old boy that stunned a na
KATMANDU: At least nine people were killed in Nepal on Monday when demonstrators attacked police with spears, knives, axes and scythes during a protest against proposals for administrative reform in t
BANGKOK: Up to 75 percent of the security cameras were broken along the getaway path taken by the main suspect in last week’s deadly Bangkok bombing, Thailand’s police chief said Monday, revealing a m
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s police Monday arrested four army personnel, including two senior officers, in connection with the disappearance of a dissident cartoonist that triggered international condemnation
YANGON: A Rohingya member of Myanmar’s parliament barred from contesting Nov.
LONDON: Two amateur soccer players on their way to match on a summer afternoon were among 11 people known to have died in the fiery crash of a vintage fighter jet in southeastern England.
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