South Asia

  • Images

    Sri Lanka president rebuffs UN chief over hangings

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 06:17pm on July 01, 2019

    Sri Lanka's president said Monday he had rejected a telephone appeal by UN secretary general Antonio Guterres to reconsider his push to reintroduce the death...

  • Images

    20 killed, 10 hurt in Kashmir road accident

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 02:48pm on July 01, 2019

    At least 20 people were killed on Monday when an...

  • Images

    Taliban bombers kill 19, including Afghan election workers

    Agence France-Presse . Kandahar | Updated at 12:00am on July 01, 2019

    Taliban bombers targeting a district centre in southern Afghanistan have killed at least 19 people, including eight election workers, officials said on Sunday. The attack...

  • Images

    Lanka faces legal challenges in bid to resume hangings

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 07:07pm on June 30, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s president is facing fresh legal challenges in his attempt to end a 43-year moratorium on capital punishment and start executing drug convicts, officials...

  • Images

    Mother-daughter killed over witchcraft allegation in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:15am on June 30, 2019

    An Indian mother and daughter were hacked to death by three men over allegations of witchcraft in the country’s remote tribal-dominated east, police said Saturday....

  • Images

    Mass resignations divide Congress as Rahul adamant to quit

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:13am on June 30, 2019

    A mass resignation spree has shaken the Congress’s rank and file after weeks of stunned silence as uncertainty looms over who will take over the...

  • Images

    Taliban kill 26 govt militia

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2019

    Taliban militants killed at least 26 members of a pro-government militia in north Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, as the militants and US negotiators prepared...

  • Images

    15 killed in western India wall collapse

    Agence-France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:15pm on June 29, 2019

    At least 15 people, including four children, were killed when a wall collapsed on shacks outside an apartment complex in western India, police said. Most...

  • Images

    1 killed, 2 injured in French mosque shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Brest | Updated at 12:29am on June 29, 2019

    A gunman opened fire outside a mosque in northwestern France on Thursday, wounding the local imam and another person, before fleeing the scene and later...

  • Images

    Maoists kill 3

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:26am on June 29, 2019

    Two soldiers of Central Reserve Police Force and were killed and another injured in an encounter with Maoists at Bijapur of Chhattisgarh in India on...

Advertisement

images