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Category: World News

Radiation levels in Japan now high enough to endanger humans

TOKYO: Japan’s nuclear crisis veered towards a catastrophe today after explosions at two more reactors and a fire rocked the…

Headley likely to be quizzed by Rana’s lawyers on his several wives

CHICAGO: LeT operative David Headley, a Pakistani-American who has confessed to plotting the Mumbai terror attacks, is likely to be…

UN Security Council divided on no-fly zone in Libya

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council was today divided on imposing a no-fly zone over Libya, even though the Arab…

Indian student’s body found in suitcase in Australia

MELBOURNE: A 24-year-old Indian student has been found raped and murdered after her body was located stuffed inside a suitcase…

11 killed in Iraq suicide attack

KANAAN (IRAQ): A suicide attacker rammed a truck packed with explosives into an army barracks in Iraq’s Diyala province today,…

Malaysian newspaper apologises for tsunami cartoon

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian newspaper apologised Monday over a cartoon of the tsunami in Japan after many complained that it…

Fresh blast in Japan nuclear plant

TOKYO:  An explosion rocked another Japanese reactor in Fukushima on Monday, injuring 11 people as technicians scrambled to tackle the…

Japan struggles to avert nuclear meltdowns

TOKYO: Facing an unprecedented nuclear crisis, Japan on Sunday struggled hard to avert multiple meltdowns at two of its reactors…

Pakistan rejects India’s request to quiz Lakhvi

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has rejected India’s request to interrogate seven Pakistanis, including Lashkar-e-Taiba  operative Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who have been arrested…

Gaddafi troops capture oil town

CAIRO:  After a series of counterattacks by troops of Mr Muammar Gaddafi, the outgunned and loosely organised rebels were on…