Sri Lanka's state minister of defense called on the government to ban the local Islamist group National Thowheed Jamath in the wake of the attack. A screengrab from a video posted by the Islamic State ...
Myanmar recovery teams battled treacherous conditions Wednesday to pull a fourth body from the sludge left by a mudslide that buried more than 50 jade miners -- the latest fatal accident in a ...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's most trusted policy adviser apparently has been removed from one of his posts, a South Korean lawmaker said Wednesday, a possible personnel ...
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday as the rally on Wall Street, where the S&P 500 logged an all-time record high close, ran out of steam. Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.6% ...
Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power to choose their top leader, neither as part of ...
ISLAMABAD — A Vienna-based advocacy group has honored a Pakistani journalist known for his critical reporting on the country's powerful military establishment. The International Press Institute said ...
(COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — Sri Lanka’s president has asked for the resignations of the defense secretary and national police chief, a dramatic internal shake-up after security forces shrugged off ...
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Highly educated and financially independent -- that's how Sri Lanka's deputy defense minister described many of the suicide bombers who killed hundreds of people in a wave of coordinated attacks ...
In a major shake-up of the country's defenses, Sri Lanka’s president has demanded that the defense secretary and national police chief resign after security forces failed to heed warnings of threats ...
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — More than 50 people are believed to have died in a mudslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar, a lawmaker representing the area said Tuesday. Tin Soe said three ...