US air force behind drone attacks in Pakistan

A new documentary to be released on Tuesday has shown that CIA’s drone attacks in Pakistan are conducted by a regular US air force.

Sri Lanka's water buffaloes facing extinction due to slaughter

Sri Lanka's water buffaloes, the ancient symbol of agriculture are facing extinction due to slaughter and lack of pastures, according to agricultural organizations.

Sri Lanka's economy continues to face structural challenges despite success in growth: WB

The Sri Lankan economy has seen robust annual growth at 6.4 percent over the course of 2003 to 2012 and last year recorded a 7.3 percent growth.

Nepal government urged to change amnesty plan

Nepal's government faced calls on Friday from human rights and victims' groups not to grant amnesties over atrocities committed during the country's civil war for which nobody has been brought to justice.