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Sri Lanka lifts curfew after bomb attacks kill 290, wound 500

Reuters 22 Apr 10:23 AM

Sri Lanka had been at war for decades with Tamil separatists but extremist violence had been on the wane since the civil war ended 10 years ago. Read Full Story »

At least 100 people killed in a series of bomb attacks in Sri Lanka

Reuters 21 Apr 12:30 PM

The blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels killed about100 people and wounded more than 400, a hospital director and police officials said, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago. Read Full Story »

Dalai Lama, 83, taken to hospital in India

Bbc 10 Apr 01:17 PM

The Dalai Lama has been admitted to hospital in the Indian capital, Delhi, with a chest infection, but is reported to be in a stable condition.Read Full Story »

Ahead of elections, India’s major parties are divided over regional strategy

Anil Giri 08 Apr 11:49 PM

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Nepali peacekeeping troops in Libya are safe, Nepal Army says

Binod Ghimire 08 Apr 07:37 PM

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Reuters 18 Mar 11:58 AM

Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 58 people, injured dozens and displaced more than 4,000, authorities said on Sunday. Read Full Story »

Forty killed, more than 20 injured in NZ mosque shootings [Update]

Reuters 15 Mar 09:41 AM

Forty people were killed and more than 20 seriously wounded in mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch on Friday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. Read Full Story »

Ethiopian Airlines says flight has crashed with 149 passengers and eight crew members

Reuters 10 Mar 03:03 PM

An Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, a spokesman for the airline told Reuters. Read Full Story »

Thailand court bans party that nominated princess for PM

Reuters 07 Mar 03:25 PM

Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the dissolution of an opposition party for nominating the king’s sister as its candidate for prime minister in a March 24 election. Read Full Story »

Trump, Kim summit collapses amid failure to reach deal

Post Report 28 Feb 02:18 PM

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India says it carried out air strike on 'terror camps' inside Pakistan

Reuters 26 Feb 01:55 PM

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Reuters 23 Feb 01:59 PM

At least 41 Indian tea plantation workers have died from drinking toxic bootleg liquor after receiving their weekly wages, and 20 are critically ill in hospital, a government minister said on Friday. Read Full Story »

Venezuela's Maduro starts shutting borders to block humanitarian aid

Reuters 22 Feb 05:49 PM

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro threatened to close the border with Colombia on Thursday as opposition leader Juan Guaido and some 80 lawmakers ran a gauntlet of roadblocks trying to get to the frontier to receive humanitarian aid. Read Full Story »

Bangladesh building fire kills at least 70, toll could climb

Reuters 21 Feb 01:06 PM

A fast-moving fire killed at least 78 when it swept through a historic district of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka.Read Full Story »

Drug lord, escape artist 'El Chapo' convicted by U.S. jury

Reuters 13 Feb 04:00 PM

The world’s most infamous cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who rose from poverty in rural Mexico to amass billions of dollars, was found guilty in a U.S. court on Tuesday of smuggling tons of drugs to the United States over a violent, colourful, decades-long career. Read Full Story »

In stunning move, Thai king's sister running for PM in March polls

Reuters 08 Feb 03:59 PM

The sister of Thailand’s king entered the race to become prime minister on Friday as the candidate of a populist party, an unprecedented foray into politics by a royal that instantly upended the first election since a 2014 military coup. Read Full Story »

Don't deal in Venezuelan gold, White House says, in anti-Maduro push

Reuters 31 Jan 05:47 PM

The White House warned traders on Wednesday not to deal in Venezuelan gold or oil following its imposition of stiff sanctions aimed at forcing socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power. Read Full Story »

Venezuela's Maduro says Trump out to kill him, Russia seeks talks

Reuters 30 Jan 09:05 PM

Venezuela’s socialist leader Nicolas Maduro accused U.S. President Donald Trump of ordering his assassination while his main global backer Russia called on Wednesday for mediation in a standoff deepening geopolitical splits. Read Full Story »

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