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  • Bangladeshi Buddhist monks feed fasting Muslims over Ramadan AFP - 7 minutes ago

    A Buddhist monastery in Bangladesh is serving food to hundreds of poor Muslims during Ramadan, in a rare example of social harmony between the religions in the South Asian nation. Dharmarajika, in the capital Dhaka, has become a hit on social media … More »

  • Sri Lanka probes WFP over tsunami SUV gifts AFP - 8 minutes ago

    The World Food Program is being investigated in Sri Lanka for gifting luxury duty-free vehicles to a charity headed by former president Mahinda Rajapakse's wife, officials said Tuesday. Police said an investigation into an accident involving a … More »

  • US, French presidents discuss Greek crisis on phone IANS - 10 minutes ago

    Washington, July 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, have discussed the Greek crisis on the telephone, Efe news agency reported. The White House said in a statement that both Obama and Hollande agreed … More »

  • Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group says behind Kenya attack Reuters - 10 minutes ago

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group said on Tuesday it was behind a gun attack in the northeastern Kenyan town of Mandera, a raid it said was part of its campaign against Kenya. "We are behind the Mandera attack. We killed over … More »

  • US insists on need for compromise between Greece, creditors IANS - 13 minutes ago

    Washington, July 7 (IANS) The US has said the needs of the Greek economy remain "the same" following the referendum in the country on Sunday, for which it urged "a compromise" between Athens and international creditors to come up with a package of … More »