Former French PM Rocard dies aged 85

Former French PM Rocard dies aged 85

Former French Socialist prime minister Michel Rocard, hailed a “visionary statesman”, died on Saturday aged 85, his son Francis told AFP.

Nepal’s former Maoist PM announces rival new party

Nepal’s former Maoist PM announces rival new party

Nepal’s former Maoist prime minister Baburam Bhattarai announced a new political party yesterday

Lanka arrests former top cop over high profile murder

Lanka arrests former top cop over high profile murder

The ex-police chief in the Sri Lankan capital was arrested yesterday amid allegations he suppressed evidence in a murder case....

China indicts former president Hu’s aide

China indicts former president Hu’s aide

Chinese prosecutors have indicted former top presidential aide Ling Jihua on charges of taking bribes...

Former Tamil Tiger cadre arrested

Former Tamil Tiger cadre arrested

A former high ranking cadre from the Tamil Tiger outfit was arrested by Sri Lanka’s Terrorism Investigation Division...

Maldives strips former president of pension

Maldives strips former president of pension

The Maldives yesterday stripped jailed former president Mohamed Nasheed of his pension entitlements and health insurance...