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Category: World News

Pak govt under UAE pressure to make way for Musharraf’s return

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan government is under “unprecedented pressure” from the rulers of the United Arab Emirates to pave the way…

‘Battle of the Begums’ brings Bangladesh to a standstill

DHAKA: Large parts of Bangladesh were brought to a halt yesterday as the result of a national strike triggered by…

WikiLeaks’ disclosures attack on international community: Clinton

WASHINGTON: Slamming the release of secret US documents by WikiLeaks, the Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Clinton has described it…

Teen shoots himself, held 23 students and a teacher hostage

CHICAGO: A 15-year-old youth armed with a handgun burst into a classroom and held 23 students and a teacher hostage…

‘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…