Addis Ababa: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday told African leaders gathered for an annual summit to not cling to power and respect the wishes of their people.
MOSCOW: Europe prepared Thursday to draft even tougher sanctions against Russia over Ukraine as ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned against the danger of an increasingly isolated Kremlin fightin
LONDON: Weekly Ebola infections in west Africa have dropped to below 100 for the first time in more than six months, figures showed Thursday, raising hopes the worst-ever outbreak of the virus is comi
BUKIT MERTAJAM, Malaysia: Abul Kassim, a Rohingya asylum seeker, was snatched from his home in the northern Malaysian state of Penang on Jan. 12.
GENEVA: The UN children’s agency launched a record $3.1 billion aid appeal on Thursday to help 62 million children at risk from a “new generation” of humanitarian crises.
BEIJING: China’s military training this year will focus on “improving fighting capacity” to win “local wars,” the defense ministry said Thursday, with Beijing embroiled in several territorial disputes
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s new government plans to return private land seized by the military in the civil war-ravaged north and release several hundred detainees, a minister said, in an apparent move towar
KABUL: At least eight people were killed Thursday when a suicide bomber detonated himself at a funeral for the victims of a roadside bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan, provincial officials said.
LAHORE: The governor of Pakistan’s central Punjab province resigned on Thursday, saying the country’s political system had failed ordinary people and served “only the elite class.”
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