Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 03:46
Aid workers and health officials in Guinea battled Monday to contain west Africa`s first outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus as neighbouring Liberia reported its first suspected victims.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 12:04
Australia announced plans Thursday for a fleet of giant high-tech unmanned drones to help patrol the nation`s borders, monitoring energy infrastructure and attempts to enter the country illegally.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 00:36
Patients in South Sudan have been shot to death in their hospital beds and medical facilities have been looted and burned to the ground, forcing the aid group Doctors Without Borders to examine its operations here.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 15:35
Warring fighters in South Sudan have looted hospitals and murdered patients in their beds, cutting life-saving healthcare to hundreds of thousands of people, Doctors Without Borders said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 11:55
Hong Kong`s status as a bastion of press freedom is being eroded by creeping self-censorship under pressure from Beijing and media bosses loath to lose business in China, insiders are warning.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 14:26
Beau Borders believes in George Lucas` saying that "Sound is 50 percent of the movie-going experience", is delighted to see how Indian filmmakers recognise this as a creative tool and has shown interest in working with Indian filmmakers.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 13:01
The Australian government apologised unreservedly to Jakarta on Friday after its navy "inadvertently" violated Indonesian waters during border security operations, but vowed to pursue its policies to halt asylum-seeker boats.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 06:07
Doctors Without Borders has treated more than 100 people with gunshot wounds in South Sudan, a sign of how intense the latest fighting has been.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 12:42
South Sudan’s government said it was poised to recapture a key town from rebel forces, as peace talks being held in neighbouring Ethiopia appeared to be making slow progress.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 18:27
Moscow`s announcement Monday prompted concern from the United States as well as neighbouring Poland and three Baltic states -- Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia.
Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 06:22
France and Guatemala will compile a list of concrete proposals to protect journalists, especially in war zones, the French UN ambassador said after a meeting on the matter.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 15:21
Celebrations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, the saint who enlightened the western world about Hinduism 120-years-ago have concluded.
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