Sri Lanka's political turmoil continued Monday into its third week as the government and the former ruling United National Alliance (UNA) fought each other, again, in Parliament.
Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO Secretary General, arrived in Afghanistan November 6 on a surprise visit for a meeting with President Ashraf Ghani and other top officials.
A total of 56 civilians were killed and 379 others injured in attacks during Afghanistan’s recent parliamentary election, a United Nations report released on November 6 revealed.
Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of the Sri Lankan Parliament, has refused to accept Mahinda Rajapaksa as the country’s new prime minister until he proves his majority in the 225-member Parliament.
A US service member deployed to train Afghan forces was killed and another wounded in what the US military says is an "apparent insider attack" in eastern Afghanistan.
A severe cyclonic storm, Gaja, battered the coast of the southern Indian state Tamil Nadu on Friday, leaving at least 15 people dead and causing widespread destruction.
Japanese Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu has said his country is serious about boosting connectivity in India's north-eastern states by building roads and bridges.