Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 | Last Update : 09:19 PM IST

South Asia

Communal riots in Sri Lanka put troop on high alert

Police said 19 people have been arrested in connection with the weekend riots and the authorities were looking for more suspects.

19 Nov 2017 4:25 PM

Report leaks on China’s new website: ‘Clean internet space’ or cyber vigilantism?

Beijing has been ramping up measures to secure the internet and maintain strict censorship.

19 Nov 2017 1:43 PM

75 years jail for 2 Pakistani college students who raped, killed minor boy

According to the FIR, the convicts and the victim studied in same academy in a village in Sahiwal.

19 Nov 2017 11:19 AM

Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif, family can soon be barred from leaving Pak

He resigned as prime minister in July after the country’s Supreme Court disqualified him over undeclared income.

18 Nov 2017 8:01 PM

Plagued with communal riots, Sri Lanka deploys troops, orders curfew

A brawl degenerated into street violence between two groups, majority Buddhist Sinhalese and minority Muslims.

18 Nov 2017 7:49 PM

Xi Jinping offers support to Saudi Arabia which is plagued with regional uncertainty

China has traditionally played little role in Middle East conflicts or diplomacy.

17 Nov 2017 7:06 PM

Chinese, Russian military to hold anti-missile drills in Beijing

China, along with Russia, has repeatedly expressed opposition to the THAAD deployment.

17 Nov 2017 6:57 PM

Myanmar Army Chief says, Rohingyas can return when ‘real citizens’ agree

The general’s comments came a day after he met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

16 Nov 2017 6:24 PM

9 killed, scores injured in suicide bombing, IS claims responsibility: Kabul

The explosion was the latest in a wave of violence that has killed and wounded thousands of civilians in Afghanistan in 2017.

16 Nov 2017 6:14 PM

Minority Ahmadis of Pakistan fear becoming election scapegoat

The Ahmadi sect has 10-20 million followers worldwide who face discrimination in a number of Muslim-majority nations.

16 Nov 2017 5:50 PM