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Over 200,000 people attend VHP rally to demand a Ram temple on the ruins of a mosque destroyed by a Hindu mob. Tens of thousands of hardline Hindu protesters have marched in India’s capital city,...

Court prevents disputed prime minister, cabinet from holding office citing potential ‘irreparable damage’ to country. Colombo, Sri Lanka – A Sri Lankan court has barred former President...

ASADABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) – At least 20 Afghan civilians, including 12 children, were killed in an airstrike targeting a Taliban commander in the eastern province of Kunar late on Friday, local...

KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Nearly 200 countries overcame political divisions late on Saturday to agree on rules for implementing a landmark global climate deal, but critics say it is not ambitious...

Lawsuit accuses Wickremesinghe of doing business with government, a claim if true, dashes his hopes of returning as PM. Sri Lanka’s deposed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is facing a lawsuit...

Teenager among those dead as India-administered Himalayan region suffers its worst bloodshed in about 10 years. Srinagar, India-administered Kashmir – At least nine people have been killed in...

President Tsai Ing-wen resigns as DPP leader after it suffers major defeats in key local polls. Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has quit as leader of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)...

In Sri Lanka, for the second time this week, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa loses a vote of no confidence even as his supporters try to disrupt proceedings. Sri Lanka Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya...

Officials say the election will be held even as the main opposition leader remains imprisoned. Authorities in Bangladesh have said they will hold a “free and fair” national election on...

Asia Argento calls Rose McGowan’s gender-nonconforming partner Rain Dove a ‘sick pathological liar’ Asia Argento calls Rose McGowan’s gender-nonconforming partner Rain Dove a ‘sick...

Asia Argento ‘sent unwanted topless video to recovering sex addict she knew had a girlfriend’ and then ‘freaked out’ when he got upset, saying she did this ‘with all her friends’ Jeff...

Asia Argento’s teen accuser says he was ‘ashamed’ and ‘afraid’ to come out as a sexual assault victim and reveals that police have reached out to set up interview ahead of...

Some analysts say the site is old and obsolete and was going to be destroyed anyway. North Korea appears to have begun the process of dismantling some parts of a key rocket launch site, suggesting that...

Eight of the Wild Boars soccer players have been extracted from the cave, while the coach remains with the weakest of the boys. The final stage of rescue operations for the Thai boys’ soccer team...