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Firms in China remain wary despite US trade deal

Washington and Beijing may be ready to sign a preliminary trade agreement, but companies in China are not taking any chances, forging ahead with...

At least 15 dead in Pakistan mosque suicide bombing

A suicide bomber targeted a mosque in southwestern Pakistan during evening prayers Friday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 19 others, officials said.The blast took...

Dinesh Gunawardena holds talks with Indian foreign minister

Sri Lanka's foreign minister Dinesh Gunawardena on Thursday held comprehensive talks with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar, exploring ways to further deepen bilateral ties in a range...

Dual citizenship for Tamil refugees is possible: Tamil Nadu govt

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu's government on Wednesday told the Assembly that dual citizenship to Sri Lankan Tamil refugees was "possible" and wanted...

Missing from India’s citizenship law: 100,000 Sri Lankan refugees

Nearly 100,000 Sri Lankan refugees living in India are not eligible for citizenship under a new law, sparking concerns they may be forced to return to...

Sri Lanka opposition MP cries foul over gun arrest

Sri Lankan police on Saturday arrested an opposition legislator over an alleged gun offence, but the outspoken MP claimed he was being targeted for...

Four killed in Sri Lanka military plane crash

A Sri Lankan air force plane crashed in a tea-growing mountainous region Friday, killing the four crew on board, a military official said.The Chinese-built Y-12 had...

Newly-elected Lankan President to visit India on Nov 29: Jaishankar

Newly-elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will travel to India on November 29 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister...

Dubai hospital refuses to return newborn daughter to couple until they pay £100,000 bill

A young couple has revealed their anguish after a hospital in Dubai refused to hand over his newborn baby until they cleared all medical...

Labour passes Kashmir resolution, calls for international intervention

The UK’s Opposition Labour Party on Wednesday (25) passed an emergency motion on Kashmir calling for party leader Jeremy Corbyn to seek international observers...