Thursday, 17 September 2015 - 8:30
Tamil Nadu Assembly adopts resolution on LankaA day after India and Sri Lanka decided to renew efforts to address the vexed ethnic issue in the island... Read More
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 - 13:25
New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the Sri Lankan Government’s announcement it will establish a Truth & Reconciliation... Read More
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 - 12:07
German luxury carmaker BMW's new chief executive, Harald Krueger, fainted on stage at the Frankfurt auto show on Tuesday, a Reuters witness reported.
Krueger... Read More
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 - 12:17
Facebook is to add a "dislike" button to its social network, founder Mark Zuckerberg has said.
In a Q+A session held at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo... Read More
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 - 9:32
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to visit the UK later this week for talks on the Syria crisis.Mr Kerry's three-day visit will begin on Friday, and... Read More
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 - 8:40
Indonesian authorities have revealed they have linked an Australian man to $500,000 they suspect has been used to support terrorism and send Indonesian... Read More
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - 13:00
North Korea says its main nuclear facility, Yongbyon complex, is now in "full operation".
The country was improving its nuclear weapons "in quality and... Read More
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - 10:46
Ethan Schmidt and Shannon Lamb taught together at Delta State University.A photo on the school's website shows them standing side by side, smiling at a... Read More
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - 9:15
North Korea said it was in the final phase of developing a new satellite, fueling speculation it would launch a long-range rocket as early as a major political... Read More
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - 9:02
Australia is to have a new prime minister after Tony Abbott was ousted as leader of the centre-right Liberal Party by Malcolm Turnbull.
In the dramatic... Read More
Monday, 14 September 2015 - 16:07
These heartbreaking images show the terrifying moment an overcrowded dinghy packed with refugees deflated and left them swimming desperately to shore.
One... Read More
Monday, 14 September 2015 - 15:18
His name is Ramundo Arruda Sobrinho and for 35 years, this 77-year-old homeless man spent his days doing his passion: writing poetry and short stories.... Read More
Monday, 14 September 2015 - 13:32
The Bangladesh Cricket Board has suspended the fast bowler Shahadat Hossain for allegedly torturing an 11-year-old housemaid.The chief executive of the... Read More
Monday, 14 September 2015 - 9:12
Hundreds of buildings have been lost to a fast-moving Northern California wildfire that had forced thousands to flee Sunday and hospitalized four firefighters... Read More
Friday, 11 September 2015 - 9:03
President Obama, under increasing pressure to demonstrate that the United States is joining European nations in the effort to resettle Syrian refugees,... Read More
Thursday, 10 September 2015 - 15:26
Widespread flooding and landslides in north-east Japan have forced more than 90,000 people to abandon their homes.
The city of Joso, north of the capital,... Read More
Thursday, 10 September 2015 - 12:54
The mission will be carried out by the lunar probe Chang'e-4, Zou Yongliao, a scientist at the Chinese Academy of Sciences said at a deep space exploration... Read More
Thursday, 10 September 2015 - 9:08
The Queen has thanked well-wishers at home and overseas for their "touching messages of kindness" as she becomes Britain's longest-reigning monarch.
Speaking... Read More
Thursday, 10 September 2015 - 7:59
Police in Pakistan say gunmen have shot dead two journalists in separate attacks in the country's violent port city of Karachi in the last 24 hours. Police... Read More
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 - 14:07
A camerawoman who was caught kicking and tripping over migrants as they escaped from police has been sacked – and could face a criminal investigation.
Petra... Read More