Sri Lanka on Tuesday confirmed that at least 10 people died and 28 remain missing in a landslide at a tea plantation last week in the country's central hill areas as officials began checking voters list and school records to identify those buried under the mud.
Hong Kong police were Sunday questioning a 29-year-old British financier who worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch after the grisly discovery of two female corpses, including one in a suitcase, in his upmarket apartment.
British Indian millionaire Shrien Dewani, on trial for allegedly planning his wife's honeymoon murder in Cape Town in 2010, blamed her for causing her own death as she screamed when the couple were carjacked, a South African court heard on Tuesday.
Hong Kong`s embattled government said it will open talks with student protesters Tuesday, after three nights of clashes between police and demonstrators who have staged huge pro-democracy rallies for nearly three weeks.
Hurricane Gonzalo scored a direct hit on Bermuda on Friday evening, knocking out most of the electricity there as it lashed the tiny Atlantic island chain with pounding surf, drenching rains and sustained winds topping 100 miles (161 km) per hour.
Hundreds of student activists camped overnight at major protest sites in Hong Kong as the democracy movement sought to regather momentum after the government called off talks with its leaders aimed at defusing unrest in the global financial hub.
A British citizen was arrested here today for suspected links with the Islamic State (IS), becoming the sixth person to be detained in past four days as part of an intensified security vigil against the dreaded group.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is to hold talks with Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani over unrest in Iraq and Syria, officials said Tuesday, the first meeting between the country`s leaders since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.