A strong, shallow earthquake hit near Rabaul in Papua New Guinea's remote New Britain island on Tuesday, rattling the city as residents slept.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the United States does not seek a war with Iran, amid rapidly growing tensions between the two countries.
Sri Lankan police has arrested 74 people in connection with attacks on Muslim homes and shops on Monday as situation in affected areas is returning to normal.
Domestic stock markets started Wednesday's session on a strong note, tracking a recovery in Asian peers on hopes of easing US-China trade concerns.
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The year-long trade war with China is pushing American companies to source more from GSP countries such as India, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia and Turkey, a latest report said Tuesday warning that cancelling GSP benefits to India would only help China.
Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara on Tuesday urged his countrymen to get united and maintain peace following the communal riots in the island nation.