Indonesia’s vice president has dismissed concerns a reputation for moderate Islam had been damaged in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country after Jakarta’s Christian governor was defeated in a religiously charged election.
The green mosque in the Afghan military compound attacked by Taliban militants is scarred — disfigured by bullet holes, blast marks and with blood splattered across the ceiling — telltale signs of the deaths of at least 144 young Afghan recruits.
A New Delhi court yesterday sent All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader T T V Dinakaran to five-day police custody.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday discussed a range of bilateral issues and matters of mutual concern with visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Following the talks, an agreement on co-operation in economic projects between India and Sri Lanka was signed.