TASHKENT: Uzbeks voted massively in a presidential election Sunday with turnout topping 70 percent halfway through the poll expected to deliver another landslide victory for incumbent President Islam
ABUJA: Confusion and violence blighted Nigeria’s tensest presidential election since the end of army rule, with the opposition rejecting results from a turbulent southern state even before they have b
BERLIN: The Germanwings flight started like any other, the conversation in the cockpit normal, with co-pilot Andreas Lubitz offering no indication of the horror he would allegedly inflict.
New Delhi: India said Sunday it was preparing to airlift stranded citizens from war-torn Yemen despite the bombing of the country’s main international airport.
Colombo: Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has pleadged a “political solution” for the island’s war-torn north, where ethnic minority Tamils have long demanded greater autonomy.
PRAGUE: Two Czech tourists who were abducted by gunmen two years ago as they were traveling on a bus through southwestern Pakistan have been released, the Czech government said on Saturday.
JAKARTA, Indonesia: The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote eastern Indonesian islands has spiraled to 4,000, including some revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have be
COLOMBO: The youngest brother of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena died in hospital Saturday after being attacked by an axe wielding acquaintance two days earlier, police said.
STOCKHOLM: Alfred Nobel’s last will and testament, which played a pivotal role in Swedish history by creating the now-illustrious Nobel prizes, has gone on display for the first time in Stockholm.
MANILA: Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao, who faces his biggest fight against unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather, already holds top spot as the number one taxpayer in the Philippines, government records sho
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