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Sri Lanka seeks international help in war crime probe

Published on 02-Mar-2015
Sri Lanka's new government today appealed the UN and the international community have faith in it and sought their advice, technical support and assistance for a domestic probe into the alleged human rights violations during the last phase of war with the LTTE. DH illustration

Sri Lanka's new government today appealed the UN and the international community have faith in it and sought their advice, technical support...

India remains principal military threat: Pakistani daily

Published on 02-Mar-2015
The Indian military remains the principal threat to Pakistan's security and the Pakistani security establishment is right to closely track Indian defence spending, a leading Pakistani daily said in an editorial. AP file photo

The Indian military remains the principal threat to Pakistan's security and the Pakistani security establishment is right to closely...

Murdoch likely to re-hire Rebekah Brooks

Published on 02-Mar-2015
Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's News International media empire who had stepped down in the wake of the phone hacking scandal, is likely to be re-hired by the media tycoon. Reuters file photo

Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's News International media empire who had stepped down in the wake of the phone...

Kerry defends Israel at UN rights body

Published on 02-Mar-2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry today came out strongly in defence of Israel at the annual session of the UN Human Rights Council and slammed its members for excessive bias and obsession with the democratic Jewish state. Reuters File Photo

US Secretary of State John Kerry today came out strongly in defence of Israel at the annual session of the UN Human Rights Council...

Pak court bars govt from booking Lakhvi in any other case

Published on 02-Mar-2015
A Pakistani court today barred the government from booking Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, in any other case without its permission after his counsel argued that false cases might be slapped against him to keep him in jail. Reuters File Photo

A Pakistani court barred the government from booking Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, in any other case without its permission...

Indian-origin ex-German MP confesses to child pornography

Published on 02-Mar-2015
An Indian-origin former German lawmaker today admitted to child pornography charges against him and agreed to pay a fine of USD 5,600 in exchange for a court halting his high-profile trial, a case that triggered a major political scandal leading to resignation of a minister. Reuters file photo

An Indian-origin former German lawmaker today admitted to child pornography charges against him and agreed to pay a fine of USD 5,600 in exchange...

Sikh boy in US shares footage of racist classmates

Published on 02-Mar-2015
A shocking video of a bunch of school kids abusing a Sikh boy in the US state of Georgia was uploaded on video-sharing website YouTube and is going viral. Screengrab

A shocking video of a bunch of school kids abusing a Sikh boy in the US state of Georgia was uploaded on video-sharing website YouTube...

Australian skydiver rescued during mid-air seizure

Published on 02-Mar-2015
Footage of a skydiver suffering a seizure during freefall over Western Australia has taken the internet by storm - with nearly two million views in a day, media reported Monday. Screen Grab

Footage of a skydiver suffering a seizure during freefall over Western Australia has taken the internet by storm - with nearly two million views in...

Video shows Los Angeles police fatally shooting man

Published on 02-Mar-2015
Los Angeles police has fatally shot a man in an incident that was caught on video and circulated widely online, with the department saying officers resorted to deadly force after the man had reached for one of their guns. Screengrab

Los Angeles police has fatally shot a man in an incident that was caught on video and circulated widely online, with the department saying officers......

Bangladesh arrests main suspect in US blogger murder

Published on 02-Mar-2015
 Members of Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) force escort Farabi Shafiur Rahman, a suspect in the murder of an American blogger Avijit Roy, during his presentation to the media in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh security officials say they have arrested a leading suspect in the hacking death of Roy who wrote against religious extremism. AP photo

Bangladeshi security officials today arrested an Islamist fundamentalist suspected to have killed Avijit Roy, a prominent American blogger-writer...

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Cambodian artists presenting dance-drama at the International Ramayana Mela...

Cambodian artists presenting dance-drama at the International Ramayana Mela...

Cyclist at the Rajpath as the national capital received early morning showers in New Delhi...

Cyclist at the Rajpath as the national capital received early morning showers in New Delhi...

A waterlogged street after the early morning showers in the national capital...

A waterlogged street after the early morning showers in the national capital...

A train moves through snow covered railway track as the region received heavy snowfall in Anantnag..

A train moves through snow covered railway track as the region received heavy snowfall in Anantnag..

Artists dressed up as Hindu deities Lord Krishna and Radha play Holi...

Artists dressed up as Hindu deities Lord Krishna and Radha play Holi...

People throw coloured powder as they celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon...

People throw coloured powder as they celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the new Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Syeed..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the new Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Syeed..

Sangakkara and Thirimanne celebrate beating England in their Cricket World Cup match...

Sangakkara and Thirimanne celebrate beating England in their Cricket World Cup match...

Sangakkara congratulates team mate Perera who celebrates talking the wicket of England's Morgan...

Sangakkara congratulates team mate Perera who celebrates talking the wicket of England's Morgan...

Pakistan players celebrate with wicket of Zimbabwe's Chamunorwa Chibhabha during ...

Pakistan players celebrate with wicket of Zimbabwe's Chamunorwa Chibhabha during ...

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