COLOMBO: Veteran Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is expected to unveil a populist budget Friday hoping to shore up sagging electoral support ahead of a troubled bid to win a third term.
QUETTA: Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Shiite Muslims in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Thursday killing eight, police said.
BEIJING: China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.
WASHINGTON: An influential Washington think tank is criticizing Myanmar’s government for presiding over a “humanitarian catastrophe” in western Rakhine state and doing little to track down perpetrator
MOSCOW: Top Russian airport officials quit as more employees were detained over the Moscow plane crash that killed the CEO of French oil giant Total.
TOKYO: Japan’s top court said employers cannot discriminate against pregnant women by demoting them or denying requests for lighter work, in a key test case as Tokyo tries to boost the profile of work
OTTAWA, Ontario: The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa’s war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her
OTTAWA, Ontario: Canada’s prime minister says Wednesday’s fatal shooting of a Canadian soldier in Ottawa and a hit-and-run that killed another earlier this week are grim reminders that Canada is not i
The Kingdom remains the leading donor of humanitarian aid to the United Nations, a leading official from the multilateral body said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON: A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a US hospital, as President Barack Obama’s new Ebola “cza
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