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Category: World News

Karzai opens Kabul Conference

KABUL: An International Conference opened here today with the Afghan President, Mr Hamid Karzai seeking help to move towards self-governance…

US wishes for friendly Indo-Pak talks

ISLAMABAD: The Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Clinton today told the Pakistani leadership that the US wants a continuation of…

China flood risk rises

BEIJING: Floods and landslides triggered by torrential downpours in China have left scores of people dead and missing in recent…

17 gunned down in Mexico fiesta slaughter

TORREON (MEXICO): To cries of “Kill them all!” gunmen opened fire at a weekend fiesta on Sunday, mowing down at…

Many in Israel consider Gandhi a Prophet: Peres

JERUSALEM: Heaping praises on Mahatma Gandhi, whom he described as a “transformational” leader, the Israel’s Nobel Laureate President, Mr Shimon…

I want meaningful talks: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD:  In a series of flip-flops, the Pakistan Foreign Minister, Mr Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said he will not go…

Iraq suicide bomber kills 43 at army office

BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber killed 43 people at an army office west of Baghdad today, as anti-Qaeda fighters gathered to…

Clinton arrives in Pakistan for talks

ISLAMABAD: The US Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Clinton arrived in Pakistan on Sunday for strategic talks aimed at bolstering…

World celebrates Mandela Day

NEW YORK: The world is marking the first Nelson Mandela International Day to commemorate the birthday of South Africa’s first…

33 killed in coal mine accident in China

BEIJING: At least 33 people, including 28 mine workers, were killed when an electric cable caught fire inside a coal…