Seven years after the civil war's end, Sri Lanka's northern province lags behind the rest of the country and the catch-up process is proving tough.
Sri Lankans have returned to the country's war-torn northern province but say they are struggling to make it a home again.
As President Obama announces a military expansion in Syria, an analyst says the U.S. is running through its supply of bombs.
State-controlled DCNS has won a $40B contract to build Australia's new fleet of submarines, beating out bids from Germany and Japan.
The plan comes to ramp up efforts to help regain territory from ISIS.
President Barack Obama plans to send as many as 250 more U.S. troops to Syria to help fight Islamic State militants, U.S. officials said on Sunday.
The air campaign cut the terrorist group's oil revenues in half.
Smaller countries' historical disadvantages are gone, and their economies enjoy a "triumph of the tiny," said Alex Salmond, Scotland's former first minister.
As China builds up its presence in the South China Sea, the US military is betting on a new technology — submarine drone, the Financial Times reports.
Pope Francis traveled to Greece Saturday for a brief but provocative visit to meet with refugees as the EU begins a controversial plan to deport them.
Saudi Arabia is warning that it will sell U.S. assets if a bill holding the kingdom responsible for 9/11 passes. The New York Times reports.
Russian shares took a double whammy from sanctions and oil, but the market now offers "the bargain of the century," Templeton's Mark Mobius said.
Heavily armed military police sealed off part of Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport for hours Tuesday night, the AP reports.
Kerry becomes the first US secretary of state to pay his respects at Hiroshima's memorial.
John Kerry paid his respects at Japan's Hiroshima, raising speculation Barack Obama might make a controversial visit in May.
John Kerry will not apologize for the use of the atomic bomb when visits the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum on Monday, a senior U.S. official said.
The U.S. military on Thursday christened an experimental self-driving warship designed to hunt for enemy submarines
As China seeks to strengthen its control over the South China Sea, a tribunal is about to test Beijing's adherence to international law.
Japan is due to switch on a new radar observation station in the East China Sea on Monday, a move that will likely infuriate Beijing.
The loss of Palmyra represents one of the biggest setbacks for the ultra-hardline Islamist group since it declared a caliphate in 2014.