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    Sri Lanka president seeks talks to end power struggle

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:51pm on November 18, 2018

    Sri Lanka's president Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday called crucial talks with political leaders in a bid to end a power struggle with the prime minister...

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    Facebook asked to protect users in simmering Sri Lanka

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:24pm on November 17, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s largest political party Saturday asked Facebook to protect the identity of its supporters, fearing a crackdown by what it called the ‘illegal’ government.The...

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    Anti-IS coalition raids kill 43 in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    Air strikes by the US-led coalition Saturday killed 43 people, mostly civilians, in a holdout of the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, a Britain-based...

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    Trump answers to Russia probe

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said Friday he had personally written - though not yet submitted - answers to the questions put to the White House...

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    US votes against UN censure of Israel

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2018

    For the first time, the United States voted Friday against an annual UN resolution condemning Israel’s occupation of the Golan Heights, dropping its practice of...

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    US envoy hopes for peace deal with Taliban in 2019

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 01:10am on November 19, 2018

    The US special envoy to Afghanistan hopes to cement a peace deal with Taliban insurgents by April 2019, local media reported on Sunday....

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    Three killed in Punjab blast

    Agence-France-Presse . India | Updated at 01:09am on November 19, 2018

    Three people were killed in a grenade attack on a prayer congregation in India’s Punjab on Sunday which left some 20 others injured, police said....

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    Macron urges European revival to prevent global ‘chaos’

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 01:07am on November 19, 2018

    French president Emmanuel Macron said Sunday in Berlin that Europe must grow stronger and more sovereign in order to fulfil its duty of preventing “chaos” in global affairs....

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    Sri Lanka president seeks talks to end power struggle

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:45am on November 19, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s president Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday called crucial talks with political leaders in a bid to end a power struggle with the prime minister...

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    Myanmar police shoot, injure 4 in raid on Rohingya camp

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on November 19, 2018

    Myanmar police shot and injured four Rohingya Muslims on Sunday, after detaining two men accused of smuggling people out of a camp for displaced people...

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