Migrants trade tales of hope and despair in African desert town

In a dusty town on the edge of the Sahara Desert, migrants waiting to be whisked away towards a new life in North Africa or Europe cross paths with others who have returned destitute and devoid of all illusions.

African migrants risk all in Sahara to reach Europe

In a sandy compound in the Niger desert town of Agadez, a white-turbaned imam blesses a circle of African migrants, some of them little more than boys, to protect them on the journey across the Sahara toward Europe.

Sebi struggles to shield savers from more Saharas

As regulators try to contain one of India`s most spectacular investment scandals, dozens of smaller but similar schemes continue to mushroom.

Ready to pay money for Subrata Roy's release, lawyers tell SC

The lawyers of Sahara chief Subrata Roy has told the Supreme Court that it is now ready to pay Rs 10, 000 crore for his release from jail.

TMC 'disturbed', its conduct unparliamentary: Naidu

BJP on Monday slammed as "unparliamentary" the conduct of Trinamool Congress MPs who waved 'red diaries' in both houses while seeking to target Amit Shah and said Mamata Banerjee's party was "disturbed and perturbed" by the response Shah's rally got in Kolkata.

Trinamool, BJP members clash in Parliament

Trinamool Congress and BJP on Monday targeted each other in Parliament, leading to clashes and walkouts.

BJP calls TMC's allegations on Amit Shah a 'political stunt'

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Monday dismissed the TMC's accusations of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah's alleged links with the Sahara Group , as a 'political stunt'.

African militants release video of French, Dutch hostages

Paris: The North African jihadist group Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb released a video purporting to show a French and a Dutch hostage held since November 2011 in the Sahara.

French forces say 24 extremists killed in Mali operation

French forces have killed 24 extremists and seized arms in a large-scale operation in northern Mali, where it intervened last year to put down an Islamist rebellion, the French army said Saturday.

Film industry members face heat defending Subrata Roy

Some members of the film industry on Sunday faced the heat at a media interaction when they supported arrested Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy.

Sahara out, Star India the new sponsor of Team India

Star India Pvt. Ltd. on Monday was awarded the team sponsorship rights of the Indian team for a period of three years after Sahara`s bid was declared ineligible by the BCCI.

Sahara`s wildlife suffers catastrophic collapse

Researchers have warned that the world`s largest tropical desert, the Sahara, has suffered a catastrophic collapse of its wildlife populations.

BCCI issues tender for team sponsorship

Nine months after a bitter split with long-time sponsors Sahara, the BCCI on Saturday invited tenders for the sponsorship rights of the Indian team for all the Board, ICC and Asian Cricket Council events from January 2014 to March 2017.

Sahara accuses BCCI of "betrayal of trust"

The Sahara Group on Wednesday accused the BCCI of "betrayal of trust" while rejecting claims of the Board that the IPL team was to be blamed for the controversy surrounding the franchise fee.