Sirisena called for January polls after it was clear Rajapaksa wouldn't command majority in legislature, a move opponents called illegal.
Prisons chief said 'Nawaz has been asked to maintain his room' to serve out seven-year 'rigorous' imprisonment handed down to him.
The ruling Awami League-led coalition has won over 267 seats in the 300-member House, according to Election Commission.
Pak media regulator on Tuesday directed all channels not to air TV dramas containing 'intimate moments between couples' or 'bed scenes'.
Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the groundbreaking ceremony of the facilities at the crossing on the Pakistan side on November 28.
The barber would normally charge a whopping USD 43 for the Trump dye-job, a steep fee in a city where most haircuts cost a few dollars
India has vowed to retaliate after the suicide attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama that killed over 40 CRPF soldiers last week.
Maldivian authorities on Monday ordered the arrest of former strongman president Abdulla Yameen over money laundering charges.
One slap from Army man made JeM chief blurt out details, says his interrogator.
Iran's president has described the U.S. sanctions imposed on Iran as an economic war.
Israel's military said on Sunday its air defence systems intercepted a rocket fired from Syria.
In a landmark decision, Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English.
Rouhani said US sanctions would affect Iranians’ lives and growth but not bring the government to its knees.
Some reports on Iranian media said 10 people were on board and that they were killed.
Mnangagwa won 50.8 per cent of the vote, ahead of Nelson Chamisa of the opposition MDC party on 44.3 per cent, the Electoral Commission said.
The 19-seater commercial Baby air plane had been travelling from South Sudan capital, Juba.
The attack took place around 45 kilometres from Menaka
The dam gave way in Solai, in Nakuru county, 190 kilometres(120 miles) northwest of Nairobi, late on Wednesday.
Denise Buchanan was 17 when she was raped by a seminarian who continued to abuse her when he became a priest in her native Jamaica.
The report had stated that the division will happen before the birth of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's first child this spring.
India raised the issue of the Pulwama terror attack, during meetings with several countries, at the 3 day Munich Security Conference.
French President Emmanuel Macron condemned anti-Semitic abuse of a leading intellectual by 'yellow vest' protestors.
The UK government on Friday condemned the terrorist attack in Pulwama, which claimed the lives of 40 CRPF jawans.
More than 4 decades later, authorities in Southern California said that Colorado man has been arrested and charged with killing her in 1973.
Sixteen US states have sued President Donald Trump's administration over his decision to declare a national emergency.
US President Donald Donald Trump has urged Venezuela's military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido's amnesty offer.
His first national adviser Michael Flynn, made the FBI concerned that the president was illegally trying to obstruct the Russia probe.
Urging Australians to make a strawberry pavlova this weekend to help struggling farmers, PM demanded a change in law to toughen sentences.
UN has found that a teenage woman who fled Saudi to Thailand is legitimate refugee and has asked Australia to take her in, officials said.
Baker defended his airline's record of gender diversity, saying 44 per cent of their staff are female including some in senior positions.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, a supporter of same-sex rights, welcomed the ruling, which was handed down in Melbourne.
Richard Harris, world-renowned medic, diver present in dramatic rescue of Thai boys, was reportedly last person to leave water-logged cave.