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Russia's only aircraft carrier damaged after floating dock sinks

The warship had been successfully extracted from the dock before it completely sank.

30 Oct 2018 4:19 PM

British woman charged for stabbing husband in Malaysia

Jones's lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo said that the suspect felt 'very, very overwhelmed'.

30 Oct 2018 4:11 PM

Lion Air crash: Deadliest aviation disaster since 1997 in Indonesia

Lion Air is a low-cost airline which has engaged in a huge expansion in recent years.

30 Oct 2018 3:49 PM

Khaleda Zia's jail term in corruption case doubled to 10 years

The decision came day after Zia, 73, was ordered jailed for 7 yrs in separate case, piling pressure on opposition ahead of national poll.

30 Oct 2018 11:59 AM

Indonesia Lion Air crash: Rescuers recover 10 bags filled with body parts of victims

Boeing-737 MAX, which went into service just months ago, crashed into Java Sea moments after it had asked to return to Jakarta on Monday.

30 Oct 2018 11:52 AM

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Arjuna Ranatunga arrested over fatal shooting in Sri Lanka amid political crisis

One person succumbed to his injuries and two others were hospitalised in the shooting incident.

29 Oct 2018 5:54 PM

Observing, not interfering in Sri Lanka's political crisis: China

Sri Lanka had plunged into political crisis since Sirisena sacked Wickramasinge and appointed Mahinda Rajapaksa as his successor.

29 Oct 2018 5:20 PM

Indonesia search and rescue says all 189 aboard crashed jet 'likely' dead

'My prediction is that nobody survived because the victims that we found, their bodies were no longer intact,' agency operational director.

29 Oct 2018 4:13 PM

Sri Lanka crisis can turn into bloodbath, says Parliament Speaker

'We should settle this through parliament, but if we take it out to the streets, there will be a huge bloodbath,' Jayasuriya said.

29 Oct 2018 3:50 PM

Indonesia plane that crashed had technical issue in previous flight: CEO

There was a report of a technical issue which was resolved according to procedure, Lion Air CEO Edward Sirait says.

29 Oct 2018 3:36 PM

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Indonesia rescuers retrieve human remains from Lion Air crash site

The pilot of the plane, which was carrying 189 people, had requested to return to base before it lost contact 13 minutes into the flight.

29 Oct 2018 3:15 PM

Mahinda Rajapaksa assumes charge as new Sri Lankan Prime Minister

Sirisena on Friday sacked Wickremesinghe and appointed Rajapaksa as new PM in surprise move that is being debated as constitutional coup.

29 Oct 2018 2:26 PM

Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda Zia gets 7 more years in jail over graft case

Zia is already serving a jail term since February after being convicted in another case related to embezzlement of funds of an orphanage.

29 Oct 2018 12:41 PM

Indonesian flight with 189 aboard crashes into sea, wreckage found: Officials

Debris thought to be from the plane, including aircraft seats, was found near an offshore refining facility in Java Sea, an official said.

29 Oct 2018 8:47 AM

Rajapaksa calls for snap polls in inaugural statement as new PM

New PM Rajapaksa announced snap polls though next parliamentary elections are not due before Feb 2020.

29 Oct 2018 1:26 AM

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Pakistan Supreme Court bans Indian content on television

The CJP suspended verdict of the Lahore High Court allowing Indian content on Pakistani channels

28 Oct 2018 6:30 AM

Sri Lanka crisis deepens as PM Wickremesinghe resists sacking

Parliamentary Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has said he will decide Saturday whether to recognise Rajapakse or not, after seeking legal advice.

27 Oct 2018 12:45 PM

Asma Jahangir to get get UN Rights Prize posthumously

Jahangir was a staunch activist of democracy, she also received several accolades for her work on human rights .

27 Oct 2018 6:12 AM

Ex-Lankan prez Rajapaksa becomes new PM amid political drama

The development came after Sirisena's UPFA announced quitting current unity govt with PM Ranil Wickremesinghe's UNP.

26 Oct 2018 9:14 PM

China has not asked for military access to Gwadar port: Pak

Last year, Pentagon singled out Pak as possible location for future Chinese military base, though China has said that is pure speculation.

26 Oct 2018 3:08 PM

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