Sri Lankan railway authorities announced a crackdown on selfies on Tuesday after a 12-year-old boy was decapitated and two other men also died while snapping themselves on a coastal track.
A Pakistani couple, who got medical visa to come to India for their four-month-old son’s heart treatment following Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s intervention, have arrived in this country.
Heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 35 people in southeast Bangladesh, most of them buried under landslides, authorities said Tuesday.
Thousands of tourists fled the Indian hill resort of Darjeeling on Monday after separatists warned that a general strike could degenerate into violence.
Thousands rallied in central Israel on Saturday to protest the killing of an Arab protester by a police security guard earlier this week.
Qatar has paid $2.5 million to the law firm of a former attorney general under U.S. President George W. Bush to audit its efforts at stopping terrorism funding, a matter at the heart of the Gulf diplomatic crisis that erupted last week.
A fire broke out in a refugee shelter in Germany overnight injuring 37 people, mainly due to smoke inhalation, police said Sunday as they searched for the cause.
Seif al-Islam, the second son and heir apparent of the late deposed Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi, is said to have been freed in Libya after more than five years in captivity.
Qatar moved Sunday to avoid an escalation of its feud with Gulf neighbours by telling their citizens they are welcome to stay, while boasting of “business as usual” for vital gas exports.
At least 10 people were killed after their car fell into a canal in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh Sunday, a senior police official said.
The Indian army said Saturday that it foiled infiltration bids by suspected militants from the Pakistani side along a heavily militarized de facto border dividing Kashmir between the two countries and killed six intruders in two days.
At least eight people were killed and two others seriously injured in a head-on collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw in the eastern Indian state of Odisha Saturday, a senior police official said.