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    Sri Lanka president vows to eliminate jihadist threat

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:59am on May 20, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s president marked the 10th anniversary of the end of a protracted war with Tamil rebels Sunday by vowing to crush Islamist militants responsible...

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    India’s marathon vote ends

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:14am on May 20, 2019

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is likely to return to power with an even bigger majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended...

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    TMC writes to EC over Modi’s Kedarnath visit

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    The TMC wrote to the Election Commission Sunday alleging the visit of prime minister Narendra Modi to the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath is a violation...

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    Chandrababu Naidu holds second round of talks with Rahul, Sharad

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    Andhra Pradesh chief minister and TDP leader N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday held a second round of talks with top opposition leaders, including Rahul Gandhi...

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    Indian island residents vote with sinking hearts

    Agence-France-Presse . India | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    Residents on Ghoramara fear that the votes they cast Sunday in India’s election may be the last before their island sinks into the Bay of...

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    Swiss voters approve tighter gun control

    Reuters . Zurich | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels, projections...

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    Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    Iran’s top diplomat dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region at a time of escalating confrontation with the United States, saying Tehran did...

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    Morales defies term limits, launches bid for 4rth term

    Reuters . Lapaz | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    Bolivian president Evo Morales launched his campaign for a fourth term on Saturday in a remote coca-growing valley without addressing the biggest controversy in his...

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    Sudan protesters insist on civilian head for new governing body

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    Sudanese protest leaders said Sunday they will insist a civilian runs a planned new governing body in new talks with army rulers, as Islamists warn...

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    India’s acrimonious election comes to an end

    Agence France-Presse . Kolkata | Updated at 04:18pm on May 19, 2019

    Voting in one of India’s most acrimonious elections in decades entered its final day Sunday as Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi scrambled...

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