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  • Myanmar launches naval operation to save stranded migrants IANS - 8 minutes ago

    Bangkok, May 22 (IANS/EFE) The Myanmar authorities have launched the first naval operation to save an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 migrants stranded in the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea, media reported on Friday. The information ministry confirmed … More »

  • Intense South Sudan battles creating 'catastrophe', UN warns AFP - 9 minutes ago

    Tanks are shown firing as a helicopter gunship -- believed to belong to the Ugandan army which is fighting alongside government troops -- swoops over the burning town of Melut in the key northern oil state of Upper Nile. Doctors Without Borders … More »

  • Zimbabwe's ruling party fires senior officials IANS - 10 minutes ago

    Harare, May 22 (IANS) Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has sacked seven more senior officials, including two former cabinet ministers, and suspended several others for "being aligned to former vice-president Joice Mujuru's faction" that stands … More »

  • Canine from 'Arabian Nights' fetches Palm Dog award at Cannes AFP - 11 minutes ago

    The coveted Palm Dog award for best canine was fetched at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday by Lucky, who appears in an epic Portuguese film, "Arabian Nights". The second-place jury prize went to the father-son Border Collies that appeared in … More »

  • Modi government has betrayed farmers: Rajiv Shukla IANS - 16 minutes ago

    Chandigarh, May 22 (IANS) Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Shukla on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of betraying the farmers. Dubbing the amendments to the land acquisition legislation as the 'Life Acquisition Act', he … More »