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Sri Lanka to question ex-president over editor’s abduction

Sri Lanka’s ex-president Mahinda Rajapakse is to be questioned over the 2008 abduction of a newspaper editor, police said Wednesday, as

Qatar promises $15 bn investment in Turkey: presidency

Qatar on Wednesday promised to make a $15 billion direct investment in Turkey, badly hit by a currency crisis amid a

Stolen 12th century Indian Buddha statue found in London

A 12th century bronze Buddha statue stolen from an Indian museum 57 years ago has surfaced in London and is now

Media counters Trump with #EnemyOfNone campaign

Branded “enemy of the people” by Donald Trump, the US news media is responding with a campaign aimed at countering the

Twitter suspends far-right figure Alex Jones for a week

Far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones said his Twitter account had been suspended for a week, the latest online platform to take

Indian rupee hits record low of 70 to the dollar

The Indian rupee hit a record low of 70 to the dollar on Tuesday as emerging market currencies are

Sri Lanka arrests intel officer over killings

Sri Lankan police on Tuesday arrested a navy intelligence officer in connection with atrocities committed during the island’s bloody civil war,

US defense chief woos Brazil as Chinese influence grows

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis urged closer strategic ties with Brazil on Tuesday in what appeared to be part of a

UK investor halts Iran solar project over US sanctions

British group Quercus, an investor in renewable energy, said Tuesday it will halt work on a major solar plant in Iran

Trump calls former aide Omarosa a ‘dog’

President Donald Trump took another swipe at his former “Apprentice” and White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman Tuesday in especially angry