13 August 2017, 03:10 | Joan Schultz
SL name Chameera, Gamage in squad for Third Test
Two Indian Army men killed, officer among 3 others injured
Police strongly denied rumours that a mosque was damaged during the gunfight between the security forces and the militants. The official further said that the cordon and search operation was still going on in the area.
PH backs US Navy presence in disputed maritime area
It wishes to focus on consolidating its claim to certain maritime rights and deter others from consolidating their own claims. Its sweeping claims overlap with Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei - all ASEAN members - as well as Taiwan.
Stocks tumble on North Korea worries
The broad-based S&P 500 shed 0.6 percent to 2,459.50, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index tumbled 0.8 percent to 6,299.12. Wall Street's fear gauge - the CBOE Volatility Index or the VIX - surged 44%, its second-biggest one-day jump of the year.
Iran parliament ratifies legislation to counter United States anti-Iran moves
The parliament's majority voted for the bill, which was a response to the USA new sanctions against the Islamic Republic. After the result was announced, lawmakers shouted: "Death to America".