Sri Lankans elect a new president today in a “finely balanced” race between the early favourite, former defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa, and government minister Sajith Premadasa, who has gained momentum in recent weeks.
President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former US ambassador to Ukraine yesterday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress, in an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation.
The Sandiganbayan’s Third Division has convicted former Isabela governor Maria Gracia Cielo “Grace” Padaca of graft and malversation. She is also fined P18mn with imprisonment and penalised with perpetual disqualification from public office.
Schools in India's capital New Delhi will reopen on Monday after closing for two days due to a spike in pollution levels, but air quality is likely to remain "very poor"
Qantas Airways Ltd could place an order for planes capable of ultra long-haul flights early next year, the airline's chief executive said after he completed a 19 hour
Bolivia's interim government and lawmakers from the party of unseated leftist leader Evo Morales appeared to have reach an accord late on Thursday
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters defied a warning by China's President Xi Jinping and took to the streets again Friday
The former US ambassador to Ukraine, branded "bad news" by President Donald Trump, defended her record and told an impeachment hearing on Friday
Police investigating a high school shooting in California said on Friday they still did not know what motivated the suspect,
A Southern California high school student killed two classmates and wounded three on Thursday