COLOMBO: A Myanmar Buddhist monk and a Sri Lankan ultranationalist both known for campaigning against Muslims formally signed on Tuesday an agreement to work together to protect Buddhism, which they s
WASHINGTON: US Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said on Tuesday the recent White House breach by a man carrying a knife was unacceptable and promised it would not happen again.
HONG KONG: Hong Kong demonstrators Tuesday rejected demands immediately to end rallies that have paralyzed the city’s downtown, their numbers swelling for a third night before a national holiday expec
BARCELONA: Catalan leaders launched a legal battle Tuesday to get their drive for a referendum on independence from Spain back on track after a court suspended it.
ISLAMABAD: Internet abuse of women in Pakistan is triggering real world violence against them, but large social media companies, such as Facebook and Twitter, are moving too slowly to stop it, Interne
DAKAR: Thousands of children who have lost parents to the west African Ebola epidemic risk are being shunned by frightened and suspicious relatives, the UN children’s fund said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON: The US Treasury Department is taking action against individuals and networks linked to two militant groups based in Pakistan.
DHAKA: Bangladesh sent medical teams on Tuesday to check millions of cows set for slaughter due to fears they have been pumped with banned steroids for fattening ahead of the Eid holiday.
Muslims in Sri Lanka have expressed their concern over the visit of a radical monk from Myanmar, who has preached hatred toward Muslims, fearing it would further increase communal tension in the count
DHAKA: Bangladesh has sacked a top minister after his criticism of the Muslim pilgrimage of Haj triggered protests by Islamists who declared him an apostate and set a 24-hour deadline to replace him.<
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