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Husky hailed a hero after rescuing seven newborn kittens

A female husky named banner helped rescue seven newborn kittens who had been left to die in a cardboard box in the woods. Whitney Braley the owner of Banner says that she knew something was up when Banner suddenly became distressed and started to pull on her dress outside their home in Georgia, USA. ‘She had been acting really weird all morning,’ says Whitney. ‘I couldn’t understand what was wrong with her. She wasn’t listening to me when I told her to come, which isn’t like her as she is always very well behaved. ‘I…

Spain rescues over 400 migrants in Mediterranean

MADRID: Spain's maritime rescue service said Sunday it had rescued 408 migrants who were attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from north Africa this weekend. The service said its rescue boats intercepted 115 migrants travelling in five small boats in the Strait of Gibraltar on Sunday, a day after it pulled 293 migrants from nine vessels. The maritime service is tracking three other boats carrying "a significant number of migrants" in the Alboran Sea east of the Strait of Gibraltar, a maritime…

Libyan coastguard rescues 300 off Tripoli: official

TRIPOLI: Libya’s coastguard rescued more than 300 migrants on Tuesday at sea west of the capital Tripoli, a spokesman said. “Coastguards rescued early morning today 140 illegal migrants west of Tripoli and another group of 164 migrants were rescued off Sabratha including seven women and six children,” a spokesman for Libya’s naval forces told Reuters. The migrants included people from sub-Saharan countries, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia, he said. Hundreds of thousands of migrants from Africa and the Middle East have…

Age no barrier as Chanderpaul rescues Lancashire

LONDON: West Indies great Shivnarine Chanderpaul showed that even closing in on his 43rd birthday his stubbornness at the crease remains as he stood firm for Lancashire in their county championship First Division match with Surrey on Friday. Chanderpaul, a mainstay of the West Indies batting for over two decades and who played the last of his 164 Tests in 2015, shared a superb unbeaten seventh wicket partnership with Jordan Clark of 172 to guide his county to 294-6 on the first day. Chanderpaul was dropped on 47…

Pak Navy Ship Shamsheer rescues 41 persons in Gulf of Aden

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ship, PNS Shamsheer, on Sunday rescued 41 people during a rescue operation after a Yemeni boat capsized in Gulf of Aden. PNS Shamsheer is a part of the Combined Tast Force 151 (CTF-151), an international Coalition Task Force of naval ships and aircraft formed under the UN mandate to counter piracy in Gulf of Aden. CTF-151 is presently being commanded by Commodore Shuaib of Pakistan Navy. Upon receiving the information that a Yemeni dhow, carrying 60 personnel, had sunk 30 nautical miles North…