Sri Lanka presidential election underway

Sri Lankans voted Saturday for a new president in what could mark a comeback for the Rajapaksa clan, lauded by supporters for crushing the Tamil Tigers but condemned by critics for war crimes, corruption and cosying up to China. Almost five ...

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Sri Lanka presidential election underway

Death toll rises in Australia's massive bushfires

Australian authorities say a fourth person has died in a week of massive bushfires on the nation's east coast.The 58-year-old ...

14 Nov 2019

Suicide bomber dies in attack on police HQ in Indonesia

A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up outside police headquarters in Indonesia’s city of Medan on Wednesday, wounding six people, ...

13 Nov 2019

Australia’s massive bushfires kills 3, forces thousands

At least three people are dead and four missing in "unprecedented" bushfires in Australia.On Saturday, the fire emergency's second day, ...

10 Nov 2019

Indian Supreme Court due to rule on Ayodhya

India's Supreme Court is due to make a long-awaited ruling on a disputed religious site in the northern holy city ...

09 Nov 2019

Top-level SPG cover to Gandhi family withdrawn

The Gandhi family will no longer have Special Protection Group (SPG) cover, the government has decided, according to home ministry ...

08 Nov 2019

Record bushfire emergencies hit Australian state

Australian authorities say an "unprecedented" number of emergency-level bushfires have threatened the state of New South Wales (NSW).More than 90 ...

08 Nov 2019

15 killed in Thai shooting

At least fifteen people were killed and another four injured in attacks ...

06 Nov 2019

17 dead as bus falls into river In Nepal

At least 17 people, including seven children, died when a crowded bus ...

04 Nov 2019

People found dead in lorry were all Vietnamese

All 39 people found dead in a refrigerated lorry in Essex were ...

02 Nov 2019

Pakistan train fire kills at least 74

At least 74 people were killed and dozens injured after cooking gas ...

31 Oct 2019

India formally divides Jammu and Kashmir state

India has formally divided the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two ...

31 Oct 2019

Manipur separatists announce ‘govt in exile’ in UK

Two dissident leaders from Manipur claiming to represent King Leishemba Sanajaoba on ...

30 Oct 2019

EU lawmakers visit Kashmir 

A group of European Union MPs, which met Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

29 Oct 2019

Pakistan denies airspace use for Modi's flight

Pakistan moved to deny the use of its airspace for Prime Minister ...

28 Oct 2019