MANILA: A Philippines court ruled on Monday that ailing former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, detained on corruption charges since 2012, can spend Christmas with her family at home, although polic
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa suffered a setback to his re-election hopes when a key minister and his minority Muslim party quit the coalition government.
The 37th anniversary meet of India’s Jamia Markazu Ssaqafathi Ssunniyya concluded here on Sunday with a call for embracing Islam’s message of peace against terror.
NEW YORK: An African American gunman who vowed online to shoot two “pigs” in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two New York City officers in a patrol car and fatally s
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama says he doesn’t expect the reopening of diplomatic relations with Cuba to bring overnight change on the island, a quick end to the US economic embargo or the likelih
SEOUL: The United States has dismissed a call by North Korea for a joint investigation into the hacking of Sony Pictures and wants China to help block cyber attacks from Pyongyang.
SEOUL: Seoul prosecutors have launched an investigation of a leak of non-critical data at South Korea’s nuclear power operator, the prosecutors’ office said on Sunday, as worries mount about nuclear s
HONOLULU: President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back onto its list of state sponsors of terrorism.
CAIRNS, Australia: The mother of seven of eight children killed in Australia was charged with their murder Sunday, police said, describing it as the most tragic episode in their career as a makeshift
KUNAR, Afghanistan: At least seven people including children were killed when a roadside bomb struck a vehicle in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday, the latest civilian casualties which soare
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