Sri Lanka, an island nation of 22 million, is facing an economic and political crisis, with protesters taking to the streets in defiance of curfews and government ministers stepping down en masse. Driving the discontent is the worst economic downt..
The Russian Ministry of Defense announced on Monday that the Russian operational and tactical aviation targeted 108 concentration areas of the Ukrainian army and equipment. The operational and tactical aviation of the Russian Air Force carried out..
Unfortunately there are dead and wounded. So far six people have been killed and one child wounded, Chief of Local State Administration Maxim Kozytsky said. According to the Western Ukrainian Airforce Command, Lviv was attacked by four Russian mis..
Russian forces tried to push through Ukrainian defences along almost the entire front line in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, launching what President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called the "Battle of the Donbas" - the long-awaited second phase of the ..
Six men have been sentenced to death over the mob killing of a Sri Lankan man accused of blasphemy in Pakistan. Priyantha Diyawadanage, 48, a factory manager in the city of Sialkot, was beaten to death and his body set alight last December. Of ..
An Egyptian TikTok star has been sentenced to three years in prison after a court convicted her of human trafficking at retrial. Haneen Hossam, who is in her early 20s, was accused of exploiting girls for money through video-sharing platforms. ..
Jordan's King Abdullah said on Monday that Israel's "unilateral" moves against Muslim worshippers at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque seriously undermined the prospects for peace in the region, state media said. The monarch, who wa..
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that his dialogue with Russian President Vladimir Putin has stalled after mass killings were discovered in Ukraine. "Since the massacres we have discovered in Bucha and in other towns, the war h..
The United States military expects to start training Ukrainians on using howitzer artillery in coming days, a senior U.S. defense official said on Monday. Last week, U.S. President Joe Biden announced an additional $800 million in military assista..