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Unrest as Paraguay senators back president re-election

Paraguayan senators approved a contested law allowing the country's president to be re-elected, prompting furious protesters to break into the legislature, ransacking lawmakers' offices and igniting fires.

Centre trying to run parallel government through unelected persons in Delhi: Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia described  the transfers of nine Delhi government officers as an attempt to run a "parallel" government through "unelected" persons in the national capital.

Myanmar votes today in first free elections in 25 years

Myanmar goes to the polls on Sunday, taking its biggest stride yet in a journey to democracy from dictatorship, but the legacy of military rule means opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi cannot become president even if her party wins a landslide.