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Maldives ex-leader seeks refuge at Indian embassy

FORMER Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed said on Wednesday (February 13) he had taken refuge inside the Indian High Commission in his country’s capital after...

Anger grows in Sri Lanka over forced Muslim virus cremations

Outrage is mounting in Sri Lanka after at least 15 Muslim coronavirus victims, including a baby, were cremated against family wishes and in contravention...

Never Acknowledged Arunachal’s Existence: China Amid Intrusion Report

China today said it had "never acknowledged" the existence of Arunachal Pradesh as it denied knowledge about a report that its troops intruded into...

Israel’s Netanyahu fails to win majority in close election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win a ruling majority in an election that produced a virtual tie between his right-wing bloc and...

Six journalists among 25 killed in twin suicide blasts in Kabul, Islamic State claims...

At least 25 people were killed, including Agence France-Presse chief photographer Shah Marai and five other journalists, when two suicide blasts ripped through Kabul...

South Asia sees steady rise in coronavirus cases

Health authorities across South Asia reported rising numbers of coronavirus cases on Monday, raising the prospect of rapidly spreading outbreaks overwhelming poor medical facilities...

Merkel challenger says anti-G20 protestors acted like terrorists

The Social Democrat (SPD) challenger to Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany's national election in September said on Monday the anti-capitalist militants who protested against...

US, Russia rip up Cold War-era INF missile treaty

The United States and Russia ripped up a Cold War-era missile pact on Friday in a move that raised the spectre of an arms...

European Leaders Vow Tougher Action On Chemical Weapons, Spying

EU leaders on Friday pledged to crack down harder on chemical weapons and step up efforts to combat spying, as Europe frets about threats...

Saudi Prince Plans On Building A Mega City With Latest Robotics

Saudi Arabia's crown prince wants to build a mega-city with the latest robotics under his grand plan to reform the kingdom. Civil servant Amer...