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සෙනසුරාදා, 15 අගෝස්තු 2015 15:05

Japan and South Korea mark 70 years since end of WW2

Japan marked 70 years on Saturday since the end of World War Two but faced criticism from South Korea and China, which accused it of failing to properly atone for its actions during the war.

සෙනසුරාදා, 15 අගෝස්තු 2015 14:58

Greece crisis: Eurogroup agrees to third bailout

Eurozone finance ministers have agreed on a new bailout deal for Greece after Athens backed the plan.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the deal sent a message "loud and clear" - Greece will stay in the eurozone.
The agreement demands tax rises and more tough spending cuts in return for Greece's third bailout in five years.

සිකුරාදා, 14 අගෝස්තු 2015 08:41

India court says Maggi noodle ban 'legally untenable'

A court in India has lifted a government ban on Nestle's popular Maggi noodles, but ordered fresh tests before the product can go back on sale.
Nestle had challenged the ban ordered by the country's food safety regulator in June after some tests found lead levels beyond statutory limits.
The Swiss food multinational has always said its products are safe.

සිකුරාදා, 14 අගෝස්තු 2015 08:37

Greece MPs debate ahead of key bailout vote

Greek members of parliament are debating through the night ahead of a vote on a new bailout agreement.
The proposed deal involves tax rises and spending cuts in return for a third international bailout of about €85bn (£61bn).

සිකුරාදා, 14 අගෝස්තු 2015 08:35

Iraq truck bomb kills dozens at Baghdad market

Residents gather at the site of a truck bomb attack at a crowded market in Baghdad ,August 13,2015.
The truck bomb targeted one of the busiest markets in Baghdad

සිකුරාදා, 14 අගෝස්තු 2015 08:33

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 unveiled

Samsung has announced two new large high-end Android handsets: the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and the Galaxy Note 5.

සිකුරාදා, 14 අගෝස්තු 2015 08:31

Russia adds countries to food import ban over sanctions

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev inspects agricultural products grown in the Krasnodar region in the southern city of Krasnodar, Russia, 11 August 2015.

බ්‍රහස්පතින්දා, 13 අගෝස්තු 2015 06:31

China blasts: Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions

Massive explosions have hit China's northern port city of Tianjin, leaving at least 17 people dead and hundreds more injured.
State media said the blasts happened in a warehouse storing "dangerous and chemical goods" in the port area of the city.

බ්‍රහස්පතින්දා, 13 අගෝස්තු 2015 06:28

Jimmy Carter, former US president, reveals he has cancer

Former US President Jimmy Carter says recent liver surgery revealed that he has cancer and it has spread to other parts of his body.
The 90-year-old statesman underwent surgery to remove a small mass in his liver earlier this month.

බ්‍රහස්පතින්දා, 13 අගෝස්තු 2015 06:26

Egypt heatwave leaves 61 people dead

A heatwave in Egypt has killed at least 61 people in three days, the health ministry says, as temperatures soared to 47C (116F).

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