Bahrain's police and animal welfare officers seized six lions and two tigers last night after being discovered in small cages near a residential area in Salmabad area, a report said.
The massive rescue operation started at 11
World Bank president Robert Zoellick has called for joint action among countries and organisations to save the dwindling numbers of wild tigers from extinction.
There are barely 3,500 tigers left in the wild. Their declining numbers are bl
Tamil Tiger rebels launched suicide attacks against Sri Lankan troops fighting to deliver a death blow to the separatists after the president declared victory in Asia's longest modern war, the military said.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa ret
A Sri Lankan suicide bomber killed 22 people including a retired army general who is the provincial leader of the main opposition party, police said on Monday.
The bomber walked into the opening of a new office for the opposition United Na
Sri Lanka's 25-year civil war with Tamil Tiger rebels will likely escalate into the bloodiest period of fighting the island has seen after the government scrapped a tattered truce, experts said on Thursday.
Sri Lanka plunged back into war