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 Thursday, 31 January 2013 - 12:12
South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak held an emergency security meeting yesterday and warned North Korea of "serious consequences" if it went through with... Read More
 Thursday, 31 January 2013 - 8:14
Syria accused Israel of staging an air raid on a military research centre, a day after a peace envoy issued a fresh warning of the 22-month conflict spilling... Read More
 Wednesday, 30 January 2013 - 11:08
The US Senate confirmed Senator John Kerry will be the next secretary of state, approving President Barack Obama's pick to replace Hillary Clinton as America's... Read More
 Wednesday, 30 January 2013 - 8:30
The bodies of dozens of young men, all apparently summarily executed, have been found in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.   UK-based Syrian Observatory... Read More
 Tuesday, 29 January 2013 - 12:38
Deadly unrest gripped Egypt for a fifth straight day as the main opposition bloc turned down an invitation to hold talks with President Mohamed Morsi and... Read More
 Tuesday, 29 January 2013 - 8:09
  The top US envoy on North Korea dismissed hopes for an immediate diplomatic solution over Pyongyang's expected nuclear test, saying that the isolated... Read More
 Monday, 28 January 2013 - 13:06
Syria's high judicial council has announced a suspension of prosecutions of opposition members so they can join a national dialogue, without detailing... Read More
 Sunday, 27 January 2013 - 18:52
  French-led forces in Mali are advancing on the key northern city of Timbuktu, as they press on with their offensive against Islamist rebels. Yesterday... Read More
 Sunday, 27 January 2013 - 8:05
Thousands of mourners gathered in the Iraqi city of Fallujah at the funerals of Sunni protesters killed by army troops a day earlier.   The funeral... Read More
 Friday, 25 January 2013 - 14:03
Around 15,000 crocodiles have escaped from a farm in South Africa amid heavy rains and flooding. The predators sprung from the Rakwena Crocodile Farm... Read More
 Friday, 25 January 2013 - 8:31
The United States denounced North Korea for threatening a third nuclear test and imposed new sanctions, in an early showdown for President Barack Obama's... Read More
 Thursday, 24 January 2013 - 8:46
British Prime Minister David Cameron promised to give the British people a vote on EU membership, sparking immediate criticism from his main European partners.   In... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 January 2013 - 12:28
The UN Security Council ordered tougher sanctions against North Korea for a banned rocket launch, triggering a defiant pledge by Pyongyang to bolster its... Read More
 Wednesday, 23 January 2013 - 8:24
Exit polls from Israel's election suggest Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing alliance has lost ground to centre-left parties. They predicted... Read More
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Sri Lanka hit by adverse weather
Thursday, 07 December 2017 - 15:17
Sri Lanka's weather pattern has changed a lot now.Experts say it is a result of climate change.Over the last few days, many parts of the island were affected... Read More
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