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  • Journalist shot dead in Mozambique IANS - 53 minutes ago

    Maputo, Aug 29 (IANS) Mozambican journalist Paulo Machava, the editor of daily electronic newssheet "Diario de Noticias", was shot dead in the capital by unidentified assailants on Saturday, a media report said. … More »

  • Three arrested over shipwreck off Libyan coast IANS - 1 hour 31 minutes ago

    Tripoli, Aug 29 (IANS) Three suspects were arrested in Libya on Saturday over possible involvement in recent migrant crises that nearly killed 200 people, the authorities said. A statement from Tripoli's Special Intervention Squad said an organised … More »

  • S. Sudan's government accuses rebels of violating cease-fire IANS - 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    Khartoum, Aug 29 (IANS) The South Sudanese government on Saturday accused the rebels of violating a cease-fire declared by rebel leader Riek Machar late Friday and attacking the capital city of the oil-producing Upper Nile State. On Saturday they … More »

  • Bengal student death: Congress leader threatens indefinite hunger-strike IANS - 1 hour 55 minutes ago

    Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) A senior Congress leader on Saturday threatened to hold a sit-in outside a college in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, demanding arrest of the culprits responsible for the death of a student earlier this month and an … More »

  • OROP hunger strike enters 14th day, ex-servicemen write to president IANS - 1 hour 57 minutes ago

    New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Ex-servicemen protesting over their demand for 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) have written to President Pranab Mukherjee, saying some veterans were developing medical complications due to their indefinite hunger strike which … More »