A political crisis in the Maldives will deepen unless parties hold emergency talks following the arrest of ex-president Mohamed Nasheed on terrorism charges, an anti-corruption watchdog said Wednesday.
The British government is failing to provide adequate refuge and support for female victims of domestic violence, particularly asylum seekers, those with disabilities and members of the LGBTI community, a parliamentary watchdog said on Thursday.
A Syrian rebel commander said a team from the world`s chemical weapons watchdog investigating an alleged chlorine attack against rebel-held Kafr Zita managed to visit the town on Tuesday, hours after coming under attack.
An international rights organisation says the Syrian government is indiscriminately targeting civilians and civilian infrastructure with crude bombs in rebel-held districts of the northern city of Aleppo.
Taking a cue from the success of
Anna Hazare`s campaign for a strong Lok Pal Bill, a city-based
corruption watchdog on Thursday threatened a similar agitation to
demand suitable amendment to Lokayukta laws in West Bengal.
The US watchdog charged with combating corruption in the multibillion-dollar effort to rebuild Afghan is defending his reputation as congressional critics press Prez to fire him for incompetence and mismanagement.