AJ Impact

Police round up students in India's capital as fee protests grow

Many students from poor and low-income families would not be able to afford proposed tuition hike, says student union.

Police round up students in India's capital as fee protests grow

India

India 'makes advance payment' for Russian S-400 missile system

India has paid $800m over a year after it signed a $5bn deal to buy the missile systems, Russian firm Rostec says.

India 'makes advance payment' for Russian S-400 missile system

AJ Impact

Gotabaya Rajapaksa inherits Sri Lanka's mammoth economic burden

Billions of dollars of debt, mostly owed to China, and a sluggish economy are new president's biggest economic hurdles.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa inherits Sri Lanka's mammoth economic burden

Sri Lanka

Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's new president

As the first retired military officer to assume the office, Rajapaksa has pledged to give national security a priority.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's new president

Hong Kong protests

In Pictures: Hong Kong's night of mayhem

Scenes of chaos raise fears of a dramatic escalation in Hong Kong's months-long crisis.

In Pictures: Hong Kong's night of mayhem

United Kingdom

UK government and military covered up war crimes: Report

Military detectives who unearthed evidence say senior commanders hid alleged war crimes 'for political reasons'.

UK government and military covered up war crimes: Report

India

Indian Muslims to seek review of Ayodhya verdict

An Indian Muslim group says Supreme Court judgement awarding Hindus control of a disputed religious site had 'errors'.

Indian Muslims to seek review of Hindu temple site ruling

Sri Lanka

Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins Sri Lanka election

Former defence chief ran a campaign for Saturday's vote on providing strong leadership and improving national security.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins Sri Lanka election

Asia

Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa wins presidency as Premadasa concedes

Ruling party candidate Sajith Premadasa congratulates his main rival for victory in hard-fought election.

Asia

Najwa Alimi talks about being a female journalist in Afghanistan

A trailblazing journalist at Afghanistan's first all-female TV station tells Al Jazeera her story.

Sri Lanka

Polls close in Sri Lanka's critical presidential election

Results of the vote, held amid heightened religious tensions and stuttering economy, expected to be announced on Sunday.

Asia

Infographic: Sri Lanka presidential election 2019

The South Asian island nation set to elect new president amid security and economic concerns.

Infographic: Sri Lanka presidential election 2019

Asia

Sri Lanka election: Voting closes in tight presidential race

National security has been a key issue in the campaign after the Easter bombings that killed hundreds of people.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankans vote to elect new president after divisive campaign

Shortly before polls open, gunmen fire on buses carrying mainly Muslim voters but no casualties are reported.

Sri Lankans vote to elect new president after divisive campaign

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka election: Observers report poll day violations

At least 139 violations, including two cases of assault and 41 of intimidation, reported by midday on Saturday.

Sri Lanka election: Observers report poll day violations