(SYRIA, LANKAPUVATH) – Syrian security forces have engaged in fierce clashes with rebels on the eastern outskirts of Damascus."Fierce fighting erupts in Syrian capital"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A letter bomb that exploded at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) office in Paris was sent from Greece, officials there say."Paris IMF letter bomb that injured one was sent from Greece"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A report on Colombia by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says dozens of rights activists have been killed last year."Dozens of rights activists killed in Colombia in 2016"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – An ancient statue which was pulled from the mud in Cairo is not the Pharaoh Ramses II, but could be another king, Egypt’s antiquities minister has said."Egypt Pharaoh statue not Ramses II but different ruler"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Just hours before President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban was set to go into effect, a U.S. federal judge in Hawaii on Wednesday issued an emergency halt to the order’s implementation."Hawaii judge halts President Trump’s new travel ban"
(SEOUL, LANKAPUVATH) – Faced with the reality of uncertainty in global cooperation triggered by a chain of political upheavals from the Brexit to elections in the United States (US) and European states, a new approach to pursue an international peaceful order is discussed."Let us make a world of peace for our future generations"
(HAITI, LANKAPUVATH) – At least 34 people have been killed after a runaway bus veered into crowd in the Haitian City of Gonaives, officials say."Runaway bus kills 34 in Haitian City of Gonaives"
(ADDIS ABABA, LANKAPUVATH) – At least 48 people have been killed in a landslide at a vast rubbish dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia’s Capital Addis Ababa, officials say."Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa"