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Maldives lifts state of emergency after...

Maldives lifts state of emergency after...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 22 2018

The Prosecutor General's office said Wednesday that Gayoom, who ruled the country for 30 years until...

Maldives to lift state of emergency,...

Maldives to lift state of emergency,...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 20 2018

Maldives police told Reuters on Saturday that at least 139 opposition protesters were arrested as they...

What’s going on in Sri Lanka?

What’s going on in Sri Lanka?

Opinion

Sun, Mar 11 2018

The unrest being witnessed in Sri Lanka is not surprising and is nothing new

Sri Lanka to probe anti-Muslim...

Sri Lanka to probe anti-Muslim...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 10 2018

Three people died, 20 others were wounded and more than 200 Muslim-owned businesses and homes were...

Sri Lanka steps up security ahead of...

Sri Lanka steps up security ahead of...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 9 2018

Unrest escalated when a Muslim man was found dead in a burnt building on Tuesday, with an island-wide...

Curfew in Sri Lankan tourist town of...

Curfew in Sri Lankan tourist town of...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 8 2018

Communal tensions in Sri Lanka have grown in the past year with some hardline Buddhist groups accusing...

Maldives opposition protesters arrested...

Maldives opposition protesters arrested...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 27 2018

Yameen’s government has so far ignored international calls to lift the state of emergency, first declared...

Maldives court suspends rebel MPs ahead...

Maldives court suspends rebel MPs ahead...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 19 2018

It is the second backflip by the Supreme Court since Yameen ordered the arrest of the Chief Justice and...

Ethiopia declares state of emergency...

Ethiopia declares state of emergency...

Africa

Sat, Feb 17 2018

Ethiopia is East Africa's biggest and fastest-growing economy and a Western ally in the fight against...

Maldives seeks foreign help to investigate...

Maldives seeks foreign help to investigate...

South Asia

Sat, Feb 17 2018

The United Nations, United States, Britain and India have called for the judges to be freed, while independent...

Rights chief alarmed by 'scope and length'...

Rights chief alarmed by 'scope and length'...

World

Fri, Feb 16 2018

Turkey has arrested over 55,000 in the mass crackdown after the coup, saying the measures are needed...

Alert issued for Bangladeshi citizens...

Alert issued for Bangladeshi citizens...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 6 2018

An embassy hotline has been put in place at +9603320859 for emergencies or untoward situations

Bolivia declares emergency over locust...

Bolivia declares emergency over locust...

World

Thu, Feb 9 2017

President Evo Morales has announced a contingency plan, which includes $700,000 in extra funds for...

French lower house of parliament votes...

French lower house of parliament votes...

World

Wed, Dec 14 2016

The French lower house of parliament voted early on Wednesday to extend the country's state of emergency...

Hurricane Matthew death toll crosses...

Hurricane Matthew death toll crosses...

World

Fri, Oct 7 2016

The superstorm triggered mass evacuations along the coast from Florida through Georgia and into South...

State of emergency declared in...

State of emergency declared in...

World

Thu, Sep 22 2016

According to police, Keith Scott, 43, was shot and killed by officers on Tuesday after he refused to...

State of emergency declared in Italy...

State of emergency declared in Italy...

Uncategorized

Fri, Aug 26 2016

Italy has declared a state of emergency in the regions worst hit by Wednesday's earthquake as hopes of...