Colombo, May 3 (IANS) A former high ranking cadre from the Tamil Tiger outfit was arrested by Sri Lanka's Terrorism Investigation Division (TID), the media reported on Tuesday.
Port-Au-Prince, May 3 (IANS) At least nine people have been killed during the strong storm over the weekend in Haiti, officials said Monday.
Nairobi, May 3 (IANS) Death toll from a residential building which collapsed in Kenya's capital, Nairobi last Friday has risen to 22 after two more bodies were retrieved on Monday.
Nairobi, May 3 (IANS) Kenya said on Monday it has began a nuclear technology assessment study in order to determine the right technology to use to build nuclear power plant.
Berlin, May 3 (IANS) Dozens of radical mosques in Germany are currently being closely watched, Germany's domestic intelligence agency BfV said on Monday.
Phnom Penh, May 3 (IANS) Cambodia has shortened school hours by one hour a day to help students avoid the peak temperatures of the day, according to a rule signed by Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron on Monday.
Brussels, May 2 (IANS) Chaotic overcrowding struck Brussels Zaventem Airport on Monday, following the reopening of its departure hall, which was rocked by suicide blasts in March. Stringent security made thousands of passengers wait hours in long queues.
Kathmandu, May 2 (IANS) Nepal's Supreme Court on Monday ordered the release of senior journalist Kanak Mani Dixit who was in custody of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) in a disproportionate assets case.
Rome/New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Italy on Monday said a UN court has ordered that Italian marine Salvatore Girone, detained in India for the alleged 2012 killings of two fishermen, be allowed home on bail while arbitration proceedings in The Hague continue in the case that has soured ties between the two countries.
Kathmandu, May 2 (IANS) Nepal Police on Monday said they have arrested Canadian national Robert Penner from near Kathmandu for his provocative posts on Twitter against Nepal's "social harmony".
Geneva, May 2 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday urged all parties to the Syrian conflict to end violence and restore the cessation of hostilities during his second day of talks focusing on the Syria here.