COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s new government has conferred the highest military rank of field marshal on retired army chief Sarath Fonseka, who had been jailed for alleged treason by the previous regime.
KABUL, Afghanistan: An Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob was buried in Kabul on Sunday, her coffin carried aloft by women’s rights activists.
New Delhi: Police have detained more than 1,000 people in eastern India over a cheating scandal that saw relatives scale the walls of a school exam center to help students, a senior officer said Sunda
ISLAMABAD: On any given day in the Pakistani capital, a group of young people can be seen gathered outdoors in an open field, books open and looking at makeshift blackboards attached to metal pipes in
NEW DELHI: A court in New Delhi on Saturday cleared all sixteen policemen accused of murdering dozens of Muslims 27 years ago in a north Indian city, a lawyer said.
WASHINGTON: New Orleans police shot a man three times at the Louis Armstrong International Airport Friday after he attacked border agents with a machete and wasp spray, officials said.
NEW YORK: A house fire in Brooklyn, New York, killed seven children, possibly all related, early Saturday, police said.
MONT SAINT-MICHEL, France: A supertide has turned France’s famed Mont Saint-Michel into an island and then retreated out of sight, delighting thousands of visitors who came to see the rare phenomenon.
Back to business: The March 13-15 conference made the world sit and take note of Egypt that meant business. Ideas and projects rained down as did funds worth billions.
Lausanne: US Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday that world powers were “united” in their nuclear talks with Iran, amid speculation of splits with France, and stressed that he would not rush i
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