Category: FOREIGN

Rescuers race to free trapped Chinese miners

Rescuers race to free trapped Chinese miners

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Rescue teams are trying to reach 21 people trapped in a coal mine that flooded in ... Read More

India COVID-vaccination crosses 100 million doses

India COVID-vaccination crosses 100 million doses

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - India has administered more than 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccines amid a deadly second wave ... Read More

Kim Jong-un warns of crisis amid famine threat

Kim Jong-un warns of crisis amid famine threat

Apr 10, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has told citizens to prepare for hard times ahead, following warnings ... Read More

George Floyd died from Police actions, expert says

George Floyd died from Police actions, expert says

Apr 10, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   George Floyd died because of how police restrained him, a medical expert at the trial ... Read More

Facebook sued over failure to police anti-Muslim hate speech

Facebook sued over failure to police anti-Muslim hate speech

Apr 9, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - An Advocacy Group for Muslim Americans sued Facebook Inc., alleging that the Company’s failure to enforce ... Read More

Fury over death of bride kidnapping victim

Fury over death of bride kidnapping victim

Apr 9, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Angry protests have broken out in Kyrgyzstan after a woman was abducted and killed in a ... Read More

Hong Kong citizens given support to come to UK

Hong Kong citizens given support to come to UK

Apr 8, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens expected to move to the UK under a new ... Read More

Myanmar Ambassador to UK locked out of Embassy

Myanmar Ambassador to UK locked out of Embassy

Apr 8, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Myanmar's ex-ambassador in London spent Wednesday night in his car after saying he was locked out ... Read More

Western brands blurred on China TV

Western brands blurred on China TV

Apr 7, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Chinese TV stations have been blurring out Western brand logos in their programmes, in a show ... Read More

Brazil daily COVID deaths top 4,000 for first time

Brazil daily COVID deaths top 4,000 for first time

Apr 7, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Brazil has recorded more than 4,000 Covid-related deaths in 24 hours for the first time, as ... Read More

More than 1,800 prisoners escape in Nigeria

More than 1,800 prisoners escape in Nigeria

Apr 6, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - More than 1,800 inmates have escaped from a prison in Nigeria after it was attacked by ... Read More

Flash floods kill 113 in Indonesia and East Timor

Flash floods kill 113 in Indonesia and East Timor

Apr 6, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - At least 113 people have died after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and East Timor ... Read More

Tighter restrictions for India’s Maharashtra state

Tighter restrictions for India’s Maharashtra state

Apr 5, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Indian state of Maharashtra will see tighter restrictions from Monday following a sharp spike in ... Read More

Dozens dead as floods hit Indonesia and East Timor

Dozens dead as floods hit Indonesia and East Timor

Apr 5, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - At least 101 people have died after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and East Timor ... Read More

Prince Hamzah under house arrest in Jordan

Prince Hamzah under house arrest in Jordan

Apr 4, 2021

(FASTNEWS | JORDAN) - The former Crown Prince of Jordan says he has been placed under house arrest as part ... Read More