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Sri Lanka justifies troops presence in former war zones

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 19:10

A day after three key operatives of the banned LTTE were killed in a major military operation in Sri Lanka`s north, the government on Friday justified maintaining troops in the former war zones.

Sri Lanka justifies troops presence in former war zones

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 18:56

A day after three key operatives of the banned LTTE were killed in a major military operation in Sri Lanka`s north, the government today justified maintaining troops in the former war zones.

Six killed in Pakistan road accident

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 17:24

At least six people were killed and eight injured Saturday when a van overturned in Pakistan`s Punjab province, media reports said.

Pak Info minister refutes govt, army rift claims

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 16:30

Pakistan`s Information minister Pervaiz Rasheed has reportedly refuted claims of a rising rift between the government and the army.

Afghan forces kill 10 militants

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 15:42

At least 10 people were killed and eight injured Saturday in a clash between Afghan police and Taliban militants, an official said.

Pakistani judge throws out attempted murder case against baby

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 14:35

A Pakistani judge threw out charges of attempted murder against a nine-month-old baby, lawyers said, in a case that cast a spotlight on Pakistan`s dysfunctional justice system.

TTP discusses extending truce in Pakistan

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 13:08

The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has met to decide on extending the ceasefire in Pakistan and the progress of peace talks with the government, a media report said Saturday.

12 killed in Myanmar road accident

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 12:44

Twelve people were killed and four others injured Saturday when a passenger bus collided with a car on Yangon-Mandalay expressway in Myanmar`s Bago region, police said.

Sri Lanka troops kill emerging Tiger leaders: Official

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 15:48

Sri Lanka`s military on Friday shot dead three men they believed were trying to revive the separatist Tamil Tiger movement five years after its defeat, a spokesman said.

Two killed in Pakistan court firing

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 15:30

At least two people were killed and several injured Friday after armed attackers opened an indiscriminate fire at a local district court in Rawalpindi.