June 3, 2014 10:38 am

The Sri Lankan Navy personnel came in four boats near Katchatheevu and arrested the 29 fishermen on May 31 night.

June 3, 2014 3:54 am

“The idea of cutting out American books because they are not British is crazy,’’ said John Carey, a literary critic and emeritus professor at Oxford University.

June 3, 2014 3:44 am

The May 23 Santa Barbara attack has set off a heated debate on misogyny and the safety concerns that women deal with on campuses.

June 3, 2014 12:17 am

The documents show that General Xu’s stand against the threatened use of lethal force fanned leaders’

June 2, 2014 6:00 pm

Mrs Obama's high-low fashion choices mix everyday, from top designers whose gowns can run into five figures.

June 3, 2014 12:25 am

The new Cabinet is to be temporary and prepare for general elections in 2015, though there are signs that neither side is eager to seek such a vote soon.

June 2, 2014 3:39 pm

Lavrov said that resolution calls for "every assistance to the activities of IRC and other international humanitarian organisations in southeastern Ukraine."

June 2, 2014 3:23 pm

The initial attack by around 100 insurgents was met by firing from the border guards, and the number swelled to around 400 later.

June 2, 2014 3:21 pm

The 76-year-old Juan Carlos has had repeated health problems in recent years.

June 2, 2014 3:13 pm

He said Nawaz Sharif's visit to India to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi was indicative of a desire to build peaceful relation with neighbouring country.

June 2, 2014 2:18 pm

The worst affected area was the southwestern Kalutara district where 10 people were killed.

June 2, 2014 1:29 pm

Beijing police have now trained more than 650 dogs.

June 2, 2014 12:33 pm

Malaysia's Islamic Development Department said none of the 11 samples it tested had shown positive results for porcine DNA.

June 2, 2014 12:08 pm

The prank call had sparked international outrage against the radio station following Saldanha's subsequent suicide.

June 2, 2014 11:30 am

Suicide bomber has targeted a minibus with workers from a Turkish construction company working on a construction project in Behsud.

June 2, 2014 11:14 am

Snowden's temporary asylum in Russia expires in August. Washington has revoked his US passport, so his travel options are limited.

June 2, 2014 10:21 am

The regulation is a centerpiece of President Barack Obama's plans to reduce the pollution linked to global warming.

June 2, 2014 8:53 am

Othman Abubakar, a spokesman for the Adamawa state police, confirmed the explosion but he couldn't say how many people had been killed or injured.

June 2, 2014 1:59 am

This is purely a negotiation between the Taliban and the Americans... we don’t believe in the peace process- Zabihullah Mujahid Taliban spokesman.

June 1, 2014 9:43 pm

Peters of the F.A.A. said his agency and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.

June 1, 2014 8:24 pm

Ashrafi is alleged to have defrauded a woman out of 10,000 pounds.

June 1, 2014 2:26 pm

Passengers re-boarded the flight after the mess was cleared, dog and its owner were re-booked on another flight.

June 1, 2014 2:28 pm

Japanese Premier Abe criticised Beijing's behaviour in the region's territorial disputes, especially the South China Sea.

June 1, 2014 1:22 pm

It says the Congress will seek to further strengthen our strategic partnership with India, including in the defense, trade, and security arenas.

June 1, 2014 1:00 pm

The job of defending them falls almost entirely on six state-appointed lawyers, three of whom started practicing law only this year.

June 1, 2014 11:03 am

Small but vociferous protests have been held every day in the capital since the army seized power from the civilian government on May 22.

June 1, 2014 10:49 am

'This policy reflects Australia's fulfilment of its moral obligation to those who provided invaluable support to Australia's efforts in Afghanistan'.

June 1, 2014 10:04 am

The government blamed the Beijing attack separatist militants from Xinjiang.

June 1, 2014 9:53 am

Using unusually strong language, US Defence Secretary said that the United States was committed to its geopolitical rebalance to the region.

June 1, 2014 9:43 am

The junta has banned political gatherings of five people or more. But it is unclear what laws, if any, such low-key protests could be breaking.

June 1, 2014 10:44 am

Sgt Bowe Bergdahl was handed over to US special forces by the Taliban Saturday evening local time, in an area near the Pakistan border.

June 1, 2014 1:34 am

Investigations into the May 23 attack are pointing in the same direction as outlined by initial findings, sources said.

June 1, 2014 1:27 am

After Hagel outburst, China slams US ‘hegemonism, threat and intimidation’

June 1, 2014 12:49 am

No one knows how the 1989 song Going Home became a staple in China — not even the saxophone superstar himself.

June 1, 2014 12:35 am

On TV, Washington is the one place where it’s safe to say that women are as bad as the men.

June 1, 2014 12:31 am

Talked about as a possible presidential nominee, the younger brother seems to have defined himself as the anti-George W Bush — nerdy and a ‘policy wonk’