COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Thursday delivered a withering send-off to UN human rights chief Navi Pillay, accusing her of prejudice and trying to influence an ongoing war crimes investigation against Colombo.<
CONAKRY: Guinea has declared a public health emergency over an Ebola epidemic that has killed more than 1,000 people in three West African states and is sending health workers to all affected border p
DENPASAR: Indonesian police were Thursday conducting mental health checks on an American teenager suspected of killing her mother and stuffing her battered body into a suitcase on the resort island of
NEW DELHI: An Indian court on Thursday sentenced the man convicted of killing India’s “bandit queen” Phoolan Devi to life imprisonment, 13 years after she was gunned down in broad daylight.
KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysia Airlines cabin crew member has been detained in France over allegations that he sexually assaulted a passenger who was scared of flying with the disaster-prone airline.
FERGUSON, Missouri: Police in Ferguson, Missouri, fired tear gas, stun grenades and smoke bombs to disperse some 350 protesters late Wednesday, the fourth night of racially charged demonstrations afte
SEOUL: North Korea fired five short-range rockets into the sea off its east coast Thursday, just as Pope Francis arrived in Seoul for a five-day visit.
SANTOS, Brazil: Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, a contender to unseat President Dilma Rousseff in October, died Wednesday when his jet crashed into a residential area, media network G
ABUJA: — A member of staff of the West African regional body Ecowas has become the third person in Nigeria to die of Ebola fever, Ecowas said on Wednesday.
DHAKA: The owner of a Bangladesh ferry that sank earlier this month with more than 100 people dead or missing was arrested Wednesday after weeks in hiding, officials said.
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