More than 270 officials die counting votes by hand in Indonesia.

Ten days after Indonesia held the world’s biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illneses caused by long hours of work counting millions of ballot papers by hand, an official said on Sunday. The April 17 elections were the…

India warned Sri Lanka of threat 2 hours before suicide attacks: Report

The Indian government source said warning messages had been given to Sri Lankan intelligence agents on April 4 and April 20. Sri Lankan intelligence officials were tipped off about an imminent attack by Islamist militants hours before a series of suicide bombings killed more than…

US renew waivers to countries importing Iranian oil, including India

Exemptions from sanctions for a 180-day period enabled imports of commodity. The U.S. will not renew exemptions from its sanctions for importing oil from Iran, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday. The exemptions were granted last November for a 180-day period for…