Sri Lanka ex-strongman Rajapakse aims for election comeback
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Sri Lanka ex-strongman Rajapakse aims for election comeback

Sri Lanka’s beleaguered former leader Mahinda Rajapakse will try to pull off a shock political…

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Japan marks end of WWII under criticism from China, S. Korea
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Japan marks end of WWII under criticism from China, S. Korea

Japan’s emperor Akihito says that he feels “profound remorse” over World War II — a…

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Eurozone approves Greek bailout in return for reforms
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Eurozone approves Greek bailout in return for reforms

Eurozone finance ministers approved Friday a third bailout worth up to 86 billion euros to…

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Palestinian shot after stabbing Israeli soldier: army
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Palestinian shot after stabbing Israeli soldier: army

Israeli troops shot and wounded a Palestinian man who had stabbed a soldier on Saturday…

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China blast residents evacuated over chemical fears
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China blast residents evacuated over chemical fears

Residents around the site of giant chemical explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin are…

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Corruption eating away at India ‘like a termite’: Modi
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Corruption eating away at India ‘like a termite’: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi warns that corruption is eating away at India “like a termite”…

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Havana residents elated by “historic” visit of Kerry
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Havana residents elated by “historic” visit of Kerry

Life is back to normal around the US Embassy in Havana, after the historic visit…

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Relatives of Tianjin blasts victims blocked from news conference
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Relatives of Tianjin blasts victims blocked from news conference

The furious relatives of China’s blast victims rail against authorities outside a news conference for…

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Safety fears over Chinese chemical blasts
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Safety fears over Chinese chemical blasts

Keep up-to-date with the latest news, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/AFP-subscribe Residents living near the site of…

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Tents in the city: Aussie-style ‘glamping’
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Tents in the city: Aussie-style ‘glamping’

Keep up-to-date with the latest news, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/AFP-subscribe In a quest for tranquillity, campers…

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