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 Monday, 04 February 2013 - 12:16
Israel implicitly confirmed it staged an air strike on Syria last week as President Bashar al-Assad accused the Jewish state of trying to further destabilise... Read More
 Sunday, 03 February 2013 - 8:34
  The head of Syria's main opposition coalition has been invited to Moscow after having his first direct talks with Russia's foreign minister.   Sergei... Read More
 Sunday, 03 February 2013 - 8:32
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has strongly denied media claims that he and other members of the governing Popular Party received secret payments.   El... Read More
 Saturday, 02 February 2013 - 20:16
The Pakistan Taliban have attacked an army checkpoint, killing 13 soldiers and 10 civilians.   The raid took place in the town of Serai Naurang... Read More
 Saturday, 02 February 2013 - 20:14
France's president is visiting Mali, three weeks after French-led troops launched an offensive to oust Islamist rebels from the country's north.   Francois... Read More
 Friday, 01 February 2013 - 19:24
France's President Francois Hollande is to visit Mali, where three weeks of targeted French air strikes have forced Islamist militants to retreat.   Hollande... Read More
 Friday, 01 February 2013 - 12:19
  Syria threatened to retaliate over what it says was an Israeli air raid, as Damascus allies rushed to denounce the strike which threatened to take... Read More
 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
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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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