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Sri Lanka new govt to investigate war missing

Sri Lanka's presidency said Friday that death certificates for thousands of people missing presumed dead from the country's civil war will only be given out...

Health agency asks South Asians to protect their children from flu

Public Health England is encouraging South Asian parents to protect their children from the flu this winter, as the largest ever flu vaccination programme gets...

Sri Lanka tightens health screening at airport against coronavirus outbreak

Sri Lankan health authorities have taken preemptive measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the island through infected visitors and installed elevated body temperature...

Queen gives assent for Britain to leave EU

Queen Elizabeth II gave her formal assent Thursday for Britain to end its decades-long involvement in the European Union and seek a more independent...

Indian Supreme Court says it will consider after 3 months BJP leader’s plea for...

The Supreme Court of India on Thursday said it will consider after three months the plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking a direction...

What we know so far about the new China virus

As China locks down the city at the epicentre of a new viral outbreak, countries around the world are scrambling to prevent the spread...

Migrants from non-EU countries feel they face more prejudice in UK, report says

by LAUREN CODLINGBLACK and Asian migrants “catch the hellfire” of the immigration debate, a leading rights activist has said, as a report on Monday...

Pakistan journalist detained for ‘anti-state’ Facebook posts

A Pakistani journalist critical of the government and the army has been detained for five days for having published "anti-state" comments online, his lawyer...

Asia steps up checks as China virus kills six, infects more than 300

Asian countries on Tuesday ramped up measures to block the spread of a new virus as the death toll in China rose to six...

Double trouble: Too many show for Sri Lanka twins record bid

A Sri Lankan attempt to set a world record for the largest gathering of twins may have failed Monday after an unexpectedly large turnout overwhelmed organisers...