Category: World

Landslide hits jade mining area in Myanmar, over 50 missing

Kachin [Myanmar]: Over 50 people are reportedly missing after a landslide hit a jade mining area here on Tuesday. Hpakant…

Initial probe shows Sri Lanka blasts were ‘retaliation for Christchurch’: Deputy Defence Minister

Colombo: An initial probe into the multiple blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 300 people shows that it…

Congress should take steps towards impeaching Trump, says Kamala Harris

Washington: In the wake of the release of Mueller report, Democratic Senator and 2020 Presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Monday…

Sons of a wealthy spice trader were SL hotel suicide bombers: sources

Colombo: Muslim brothers carried out two of the hotel suicide blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, part of a…

‘Not yet seen’ intel linking Sri Lanka bombings to Christchurch: NZealand

Wellington: New Zealand has "not yet seen" any intelligence reports linking the deadly bombings in Sri Lanka to last month's…

IS group claims Sri Lanka attacks: propaganda arm

Beirut: The IS group on Tuesday claimed a series of bombings that killed more than 320 people in Sri Lanka.…

Sri Lanka carnage to avenge Christchurch: Defence Minister

Colombo: Sri Lanka said on Tuesday that the horrific Easter Sunday bombings were meant to avenge the attacks on two…

Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 310, 40 suspects arrested

Colombo: At least 310 people have lost their lives in the multiple bomb blasts that rocked Sri Lanka during Easter…

Nobody disobeys my orders: Trump

Washington: United States President Donald Trump on Monday said "nobody disobeys" his orders after special counsel Robert Mueller stated in…

Philippines earthquake: Death toll rises to 9

Manila [Philippines]: The death toll from the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck the Philippines’ Luzon Island on Monday (local time)…

UNSC condemns Lanka terror attack; underlines need to hold ‘perpetrators accountable’

Geneva [Switzerland]: United Nations Security Council on Monday condemned the "heinous" and "cowardly" terrorist attacks that shook Sri Lanka on…

Oil prices jump as Trump cracks down on Iranian exports

New York: Oil prices jumped to near six-month highs on Monday as the Trump administration cracked down on Iranian oil…

Foreign terrorists too involved: Sri Lanka

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena announced on Monday that he will seek foreign assistance to find the international links…

Sri Lanka imposes curfew again

Colombo: The Sri Lankan government announced a new curfew from 8 p.m. Monday to 4 a.m. Tuesday, a day after…

Sri Lankan Muslim group blamed for suicide bombings

Colombo: The government on Monday blamed a Sri Lankan Muslim group for the serial bombings that killed 290 people in…

Sri Lanka blasts carried out by suicide bombers, authorities claim ‘intelligence failure’

Colombo: Sri Lankan authorities on Monday said that the eight deadly terror bombings which rattled different parts of the country…

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry moving to Africa?

Washington: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry may move to Africa for about three years for an international job involving the…

Nepal: Tara Air skids off runway in Ramechhap, no casualties reported

Kathmandu: An aircraft of Tara Air skid off the runway while landing at Manthali Airport in Ramechhap district here on…

Sri Lanka bombings: Death toll rises to 290, police arrests 24 persons

Colombo: The death toll from bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka rose dramatically Monday…

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky will win Ukraine’s presidential elections: Exit polls

Kyiv [Ukraine]: Exit polls on Sunday predicted that Volodymyr Zelensky, a former television actor and comedian will win Ukraine's presidential…