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India delaying talks to finalise agreement to operationalise Kartarpur corridor: Pak

The corridor is scheduled to operationalise on the occasion of the 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak.

25 Apr 2019 8:50 PM

Sri Lanka's defence secretary resigns over Easter attacks

Fernando handed over his resignation letter Thursday on a request made by President Sirisena, Colombo Gazette reported.

25 Apr 2019 7:12 PM

Sri Lanka blasts: Catholic churches suspend public mass amidst security concerns

The head of the church urged politicians to leave aside differences to rebuild the country struck by the bombings.

25 Apr 2019 2:31 PM

Sri Lanka deploys thousands of troops to look for suspects in Easter suicide bomb attacks

The president has asked the police chief and top defence ministry bureaucrat to step down, though neither has done so yet.

25 Apr 2019 12:26 PM

Putin, Kim Jong meet in Russia to ease Korean peninsula tension, boost economic ties

'In terms of bilateral relations, we have a lot to do to develop economic relations,' Putin added.

25 Apr 2019 10:45 AM

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Carlos Ghosn set for release after Japan court grants USD 4.5 million bail

Ghosn, ex-Nissan boss, could soon walk out of detention centre to prepare his defence against multiple charges of financial misconduct.

25 Apr 2019 9:11 AM

Sri Lanka admits to ‘major’ lapse over terror hits

The Lanka government faces anger over revelations that specific warnings about an attack went ignored.

25 Apr 2019 2:56 AM

1 Sri Lankan bomber studied in UK, Australia; 60 arrested

The minister believes that after completing his studies in the UK, the bomber went to Australia to pursue post-graduation.

24 Apr 2019 4:52 PM

My husband is mentally abused in detention: Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's wife

The elegant 52-year-old with long blonde hair has become a passionate spokeswoman for her husband, loudly proclaiming his innocence.

24 Apr 2019 2:01 PM

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Kim Jong Un in Russia for his first summit with Vladimir Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the border into Russia by train, Russian media reported, for his first trip there.

24 Apr 2019 1:27 PM

Sri Lanka: 8 of 9 bombers identified, two millionaire brothers, 1 woman

It is interesting that a Sri Lankan family’s involvement is under discussion after ISIS has claimed the responsibility.

24 Apr 2019 12:43 PM

Indonesia releases special stamp on Ramayana theme

A specially signed version of the stamp will be on display at the Philately Museum in Jakarta, the statement said.

24 Apr 2019 10:22 AM

India warned Sri Lanka of threat 2 hours before suicide attacks: Report

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks on Tuesday, without providing evidence of its involvement.

23 Apr 2019 8:38 PM

More attacks possible as some people with explosives on run: Sri Lanka PM

He said he believed the Easter day attacks had links to Islamic State.

23 Apr 2019 8:00 PM

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More than 50 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar jade mine: Police

'Fifty-four people are missing in the mud,' a duty officer from the Hpakant police station in Kachin told AFP.

23 Apr 2019 4:37 PM

Xi Jinping shows off new missile destroyers in China's naval parade

President Xi Jinping reviewed a major naval parade through mist and rain to mark 70 years since the founding of China's navy.

23 Apr 2019 3:37 PM

US sanctions on Iran oil will escalate middle-east scramble: China

China warned that the US decision to impose sanctions on buyers of Iranian oil will 'intensify turmoil' in the Middle East.

23 Apr 2019 3:00 PM

'The fun begins, See you soon Sri Lanka': Last post of US man before blast

US technician was visiting Sri Lanka for work.

23 Apr 2019 8:54 AM

Where is God?, Lankans ask as war scare returns

People determined to maintain semblance of normality despite tragedy.

23 Apr 2019 1:53 AM

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