Syria: At least 18 killed on Human Rights Day

It is one of the biggest armed confrontations in a nine-month uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.

Jayanthi Natarajan-- Gandhi family loyalist

Jayanthi Natarajan, the only
woman face from Tamil Nadu in the Congress and a known
loyalist of the Nehru-Gandhi family, makes a comeback to the
Union Council of Ministers after a gap of nearly 13 years.

I resigned as Minister on moral grounds: Jagan loyalist

Former Andhra Pradesh
Social Welfare Minister P Subash Chandra Bose, a key supporter
of ex-Congress MP Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Thursday said he
resigned from his post on moral grounds.

Iraq releases former top Saddam loyalist

The Iraqi government has released
from prison a top Saddam Hussein loyalist after he was found
innocent of helping the former regime punish opponents by draining the country`s fabled marshlands, a judge said on Wednesday.

Congress serves notice on Jaganmohan loyalist

Cracking the whip, the ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh Friday served showcause notice to a leader loyal to party MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy.