Australian firefighters raced on Sunday to contain widespread bushfires that have left three people dead, and warned of “catastrophic” fire conditions ahead, including around the country’s biggest city of Sydney.
Sri Lanka’s president has pardoned a death-row prisoner who murdered a Swedish teenager just a week before he leaves office, officials said Sunday, in a move that sparked national outrage.
An airplane operated by South Korea’s Asiana Airlines <020560.KS> bound for Singapore made an emergency landing in Manila late on Saturday due to an engine problem, a company spokesman said.
Actor Christian Bale has gone through weight transformation quite a few times for movie roles, but the star of The Dark Knight says he is done with such constant fluctuations. “I keep saying I’m done with it,” Bale, 45, said in an interview with CBS. “I really think I’m done with it, yeah!”
President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday extended his wishes to the nation on the auspicious occasion of Eid-E-Milad-Un-Nabi, which marks the birthday of Prophet Muhammad.
Hong Kong protesters suggested they could hold rallies at a several major shopping malls on Sunday, a week after similar gatherings resulted in violent clashes with police.
Contacts between India and Pakistan are “zero”, Pakistan’s foreign minister said, even as the old rivals prepared to open a border crossing for Indian pilgrims to visit a Sikh temple, one of their most significant acts of cooperation in decades.
A towering “Baby Trump” protest balloon was knifed and deflated by someone unhappy with its appearance during President Donald Trump’s Saturday trip to Alabama, organizers said.
French bishops voted on Saturday in favor of a plan to offer payments to people who were sexually abused as children by members of the Catholic clergy.
Sharad Pawar-led National Congress Party (NCP) is ready to extend support to Shiv Sena to form government in Maharashtra, according to Zee Media sources. In the power sharing arrangement, the NCP and Shiv Sena will form a coalition government while the Congress will extend the support from outside.