COLOMBO: A firebrand Sri Lankan monk on Tuesday criticized the Dalai Lama for urging the island’s Buddhists to halt violence against minority Muslims and rejected him as a global spiritual leader.
QUETTA: At least five Pakistani girls were wounded in two separate acid attacks by motorcycle riders in the southwestern province of Baluchistan, police said Tuesday.
KABUL: A suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed five foreign security guards and wounded six, the latest blast to rock the Afghan capital during an impasse over presidential election results.
NEW DELHI: An outbreak of encephalitis has killed 60 people in two weeks in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a top health official has said, calling the situation “alarming.” Hundreds of mainl
MANILA: Breakaway rebel group attacked army troops in two towns in the southern Philippines, sparking clashes that left 17 guerrillas and a soldier dead in a region where the government and the main r
JAKARTA: Jakarta Gov.
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan police were Tuesday investigating the gang-rape of an 11-year-old girl allegedly by seven sailors in the island’s former war zone, a spokesman said.
LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron called on Tuesday for a worldwide ban on female genital mutilation and child marriage as he launched the first UN-backed “Girl Summit” on issues that affec
WASHINGTON: Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that the US and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia while she backed President Barack Obama’s calls for a thorough invest
MELBOURNE: There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now
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