24 Aug 2015
Bangkok: Six Thai government websites were hacked today by an Islamist group calling itself 'Fallag Gassrini and Dr Lamouchi' from Tunisia, the media reported. The hackers attacked the official sites of Lamphun, Sing Buri, Sa Kaeo and Tak provinces, as well as Mahasarakham University's publishing house and Lam Luk Ka Hospital in Pathum Thani.
21 Aug 2015
Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's party yesterday offered to form a national unity government with Ranil Wickremesinghe's UNP, that won the polls but remained short of a majority, signalling support for the Prime Minister-designate's reform-driven mandate.
10 Aug 2015
Tokyo: A power plant operator said it will restart a reactor in southern Japan tomorrow, the first restart under new safety requirements following the Fukushima disaster and a milestone for the nation's return to nuclear power.
08 Aug 2015
Kabul: A wave of attacks on Afghan Army, police and US special forces in Kabul yesterday killed 50 people and wounded hundreds, dimming hopes that the Taliban might be weakened by a leadership struggle after their longtime leader's death.
20 Aug 2015
Colombo: The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) offered on Thursday to form a coalition government with this week's winner of parliamentary elections, in a move that will pave the way for President Maithripala Sirisena to restart his stalled reform agenda.
24 Aug 2015
Cairo: Noting that India's economy has rebounded strongly after NDA came to power, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has invited the diaspora to invest in the country as she listed steps taken by the government to boost trade and make India a global manufacturing hub.
18 Aug 2015
Abu Dhabi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today thanked the UAE government for deciding to allot a plot of land for building a temple , the first in the Emirate capital, describing it a 'great step'.
31 Jul 2015
Tokyo: The US spied on Japanese politicians, its top central banker and major firms including conglomerate Mitsubishi, according to documents released by WikiLeaks today, in the latest revelation about Washington's snooping on allies.
30 Jul 2015
Kabul: The Taliban today rejected reports of any fresh round of peace talks expected this week with the Afghan government, while making no comment on Kabul's reported death of their leader Mullah Omar.
13 Aug 2015
Kos: Greece sent extra riot police to a resort island today as tensions mounted over a huge influx of migrants, while dozens were missing off Libya after the dramatic Italian rescue of a stricken dinghy.