Red Cross convoy attacked in Myanmar

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Unknown attackers shot and wounded two people in a convoy of eight vehicles marked with the emblem of the Myanmar Red Cross Society that was attempting to transport Feb 18, 2015

SAARC member countries participate in "South Asian Biotechnology Conference" in New Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): The faculty of Life Sciences and Biotech of South Asia University in New Delhi hosts a 3-day long "SouthAsian Biotechnology Conference" in the capital. Delegates from SAARC countries participated in the event to discuss the feasibility and modalities of enhanced cooperation in the area of Life Sciences and Biotechnology. Sameer M. Dixit, the director of Research, Center for Molecular Dynamics, Nepal said the initiative of collaborative research by India will be useful in expanding R and D and other developments in biotechnology. Sharing of research ideas by various countries will bring a new revolution in the field of science. Jamal Ahmad Mahmood from Afghanistan says India will serve as a good platform for Afghan scientists to carry on their research work. The developments made by India in the field of biotechnology are encouraging nations like Bangladesh to come forward and collaborate to work on biotech in India. Feb 18, 2015

Libyans mark four years after uprising

Thousands of Libyans gather to mark four years after the uprising that toppled former leader, Muammar Gaddafi. The country's transition has been plagued with political infighting, rival governments Feb 18, 2015

Kosovo marks sombre anniversary facing exodus

Kosovo marks a sombre seventh anniversary of independence from Serbia as the mainly ethnic Albanian territory grapples with an exodus triggered by deep economic malaise. Duration: 00:53 Feb 18, 2015

NGOs, people wary of anti-rebel DR Congo offensive

NGOs and people in the Democratic Republic of Congo are wary of a possible offensive against Hutu rebels in the country's restive east, saying it could cause problems for the civilian population. Duration: 00:48 Feb 18, 2015

Trial of Pakistani al Qaeda suspect begins

Opening arguments begin in New York in the terrorism trial of Abid Naseer. The Pakistani man is accused of taking part in an al Qaeda plot to carry out attacks in the U.S. and Europe in 2008 and 2009 Feb 18, 2015

More than 600 rescued migrants arrive in Sicily

Hundreds of migrants arrive in Sicily after being rescued at sea. They are the latest of some 2000 refugees the Italian coast guard has saved off Libya's coast in recent days. The North African Feb 18, 2015