COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s former strongman leader has blamed unnamed conspirators for carrying out anti-Muslim attacks during his tenure as he tries to woo estranged minority communities in his comeback bid in next month’s parliamentary elections.
BEIJING (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Beijing amid tensions over China’s treatment of its Uighur minority and sensitive negotiations surrounding the possible purchase of a Chinese missile system.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has axed his deputy in a Cabinet reshuffle and sacked the attorney general, who heads a task force investigating allegations that Najib received some $700 million in government money.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia and Britain have agreed to step up joint efforts to fight their shared enemy, the Islamic State group.
Left-wing protesters have clashed with riot policemen amid a downpour as they tried to breach a barricade of barbed wire and vehicles ahead of the Philippine president’s final state of the nation address.
Former Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa blames others for anti-Muslim attacks
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