Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency says that the number of people died in the earthquake and tsunami near Indonesia’s Sulawesi island has risen to 832.
Indonesian Meteorology Department authorities have been accused of not issuing earthquake and tsunami warnings on time.
By his own admission filmmaker Jude Ratnam is a "traitor". A Tamil himself, he blames the Tamil Tigers for many of the atrocities carried out in Sri Lanka's civil war. The director told the BBC's Nalini Sivathasan why feels the way he does.
Foreign media reports that the people in the Philippines are facing a massive economic and property loss due to Typhoon ‘Mangkhurt’.
A landmark judgment by India’s highest court has overturned a colonial-era law that criminalizes consensual gay sex, in a long-fought for victory for the LGBTQ community.