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Court blocks Australia from deporting Tamil toddlers

Australia’s conservative government had ordered the Tamil family to be taken from immigration detention in Melbourne, put on a plane and deported to Sri...

Rotherham child sex scandal: Six men convicted

SIX MEN from Rotherham were on Wednesday (28) found guilty of grooming and abusing vulnerable girls more than a decade ago. Masaued Malik, 35, Aftab...

Gina Miller apply to challenge Boris Johnson plan to prorogue parliament

ANTI-BREXIT campaigner Gina Miller's lawyers have filed an urgent application for a legal challenge to stop prime minister Boris Johnson's plan to prorogue parliament. Miller...

Actress Preeya Kalidas on fame, music and role in new ‘explosive gig-theatre’

by LAUREN CODLING A LEADING actress has revealed the highs and lows of fame, as she stars in a new “explosive gig-theatre event” in west...

Newly-appointed Lankan Army chief denies allegations of war crimes

The newly-appointed chief of the Sri Lankan Army has dismissed the allegations of human rights abuses during the brutal civil war with the LTTE,...

Sri Lanka says international criticism over new army chief ‘unwarranted’

Sri Lanka on Tuesday (20) brushed aside as “unwarranted and unacceptable” international criticism of its decision to name a war veteran accused of human...

Sri Lanka names war veteran as army chief, US, UN critical of decision

Sri Lanka's president on Monday (19) named war veteran Shavendra Silva as its army chief, drawing sharp criticism from the United States and the...

Islamic State claims Afghan wedding blast as families bury the dead

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday (18) for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people,...

India’s Modi bears all, sniffs dung with Grylls

Prime minister Narendra Modi hit Indian television screens like never before on Monday, talking about his life and the environment -- and smelling elephant...

Protests in UK over Kashmir as British MPs urge Boris Johnson to take a...

British Kashmiri groups staged protests in the UK against the Indian government's decision to withdraw the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, even as...