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 Monday, 18 December 2017 - 15:28
The United Nations' top human rights official has raised the prospect of Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi facing charges over the deaths and... Read More
 Monday, 18 December 2017 - 12:43
A power cut at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson international airport led to a partial shut-down, affecting tens of thousands of people.   The airport... Read More
 Monday, 18 December 2017 - 9:38
After a high-pitched and bitterly-fought election campaign by the BJP and Congress in Gujarat, all eyes now focus on the Gujarat Assembly election result... Read More
 Sunday, 17 December 2017 - 15:35
A suicide bomb and gun attack on a Methodist church in Pakistan has killed at least five people, reports say. The attack happened in the city of Quetta,... Read More
 Sunday, 17 December 2017 - 12:35
A mudslide tore through a small village in southern Chile near a popular national park, leaving five people dead and at least 15 missing after a night... Read More
 Saturday, 16 December 2017 - 17:56
The leader of India's main opposition Congress party, Sonia Gandhi, has retired from her post, the party confirmed on Thursday (14). Her son, Rahul Gandhi,... Read More
 Saturday, 16 December 2017 - 17:38
A state funeral is under way in Romania for its former monarch, King Michael, who died aged 96 on December 05. More than 20,000 Romanians queued in the... Read More
 Saturday, 16 December 2017 - 15:22
South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) is preparing to choose a new party leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma. The main candidates... Read More
 Saturday, 16 December 2017 - 12:16
A Canadian billionaire and his wife have been found dead at their home in Toronto in circumstances that police described as "suspicious". The bodies of... Read More
 Saturday, 16 December 2017 - 8:34
A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's densely populated Java island on last night (15), killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the... Read More
 Friday, 15 December 2017 - 15:51
Japan has imposed fresh sanctions against North Korea as it seeks to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programmes.   Chief... Read More
 Friday, 15 December 2017 - 9:42
Dalai Lama has launched a mobile app for followers to stay up to date on his travels and teachings. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, 82, already has... Read More
 Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 18:13
Walt Disney says it is to buy 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets for $ 52.4 billion.   The deal includes Fox's 39% stake in satellite broadcaster... Read More
 Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 14:53
The world's oldest man has celebrated his 113th birthday in Spain after putting his long life down to a diet of home-grown vegetables and a daily glass... Read More
 Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 13:10
Zoo authorities in the Indian capital Delhi are holding a party to celebrate the 57th birthday of Rita the chimpanzee, its oldest resident.   The... Read More
 Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 9:47
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated naval submarine INS Kalvari to the nation today (14). In a ceremony in Mumbai, he expressed his gratitude... Read More
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Train services recommence
Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 15:46
The week long railway strike ended last morning (13) after a Cabinet Sub-Committee headed by Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama agreed to look into the issues... Read More
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