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Indian-origin UK slave owner claimed he was Jesus

Published on Nov 28 2013 // People, World
Indian-origin UK slave owner claimed he was Jesus
London:  The Indian-origin head of an extremist Maoist sect, accused of enslaving three women in his home in London for 30 years, tried to convince his British followers he was Jesus Christ, a former activist has claimed. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 73, known as Comrade Bala, is also accused of persuading...

Sri Lanka counts war dead after pressure from abroad

Published on Nov 28 2013 // Latest, World
Sri Lanka counts war dead after pressure from abroad
Colombo:  Sri Lanka began counting the dead from its 26-year civil war on Thursday, less than two weeks after the island nation came under intense international pressure to investigate allegations of war crimes during the climax of the conflict. Some 16,000 officials will spread out across the country...