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Sri Lanka sought to restore stability following one of Asia's deadliest terrorist attacks in years, detaining 24 suspects and asking the world for help in investigating possible involvement by international terrorist groups. Authorities said 290 people were killed and about 500 wounded by a string ...
A record six women have secured city mayoralty in this year's quadrennial unified local elections. On Sunday, the second and final round of the elections took place. There were mayoral elections in 59 cities (including three prefectural capitals, Mito in Ibaraki Prefecture, Nagasaki and Oita), 11 ...
A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, exit polls showed, dealing a stunning rebuke to the country's political establishment. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show, trounced incumbent ...