Ten killed as displaced Congolese are targeted by militia groups

Ten killed as displaced Congolese are targeted by militia groups

Ten people were killed when an armed militia group attacked a community of displaced people in Congo, a local administrator said on Sunday.

Nepal poll panel calls meeting of political parties

Nepal poll panel calls meeting of political parties

The Election Commission (EC) in Nepal yesterday called a meeting of five political parties and apprised them of the preparations, programmes, and processes of the February 7 National Assembly (NA) elections.

18 dead as torrential rains submerge Thai south

18 dead as torrential rains submerge Thai south

Heavy rains continued to hammer Thailand's flood-ravaged south on Saturday, bringing the death toll up to 18 and leaving thousands of villages partially submerged, authorities said.