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Category: World News

‘Charles doesn’t command the same respect as the Queen’

LONDON: Prince Charles “does not ‘command the same respect’ as the Queen”, said a cable from a US embassy official …

Five killed, 15 injured in Pak suicide blast

PESHAWAR: A suicide bomber struck a police vehicle at a city in the restive northwest Pakistan today, killing at least…

‘Clinton asked US envoys to spy on Indians over UNSC seat’

WASHINGTON: The US Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Clinton described India as a “self-appointed front-runner” for a permanent United Nations…

Blasts kill Iran nuclear scientist

TEHRAN: Twin blasts in Iran’s capital killed a nuclear scientist and wounded another today, said state media reports that promptly…

US trying to remove weapon grade uranium from Pak: Report

NEW YORK: Concerned that enriched uranium might be used to make a rogue nuclear device, US is involved in top…

100 children hurt in China school stampede

BEIJING: Nearly 100 children were hurt in a stampede Monday at a primary school in China’s far-western Xinjiang region but…

US ‘stands in solidarity’ with India in mourning 26/11 victims

WASHINGTON: The Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Clinton today said the US “stands in solidarity” with India in mourning the…

Gilani pledges steps to end violence against women

ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister, Mr Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani has pledged to take all possible steps to seek an end…

Indian woman, Krishna Arora gets Shilling Wall Tribute Award in Oz

MELBOURNE: An 80-year-old woman has become the first Indian to be honoured with the Shilling Wall Tribute award by the…

WHO official welcomes Pope’s statement on condoms

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: The World Health Organisation on Thursday welcomed a statement by Pope Benedict XVI that condoms can help prevent…