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Category: World News

Would not ‘force’ N-deal issue on Japan: India

TOKYO: With Japan playing hard ball in the negotiations on the civil nuclear deal, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh…

Pak Taliban threaten to move into Afghan

ISLAMABAD: Fearing an offensive by the Pakistan Army on their last bastion of North Waziristan, Pakistani Taliban have threatened to…

French Strikers restore blockade

MARSEILLE: The cat and mouse game between strikers and police continued in France early Monday, with dockers restoring their blockade…

‘A female Dalai Lama will be more attractive’

TORONTO: The Dalai Lama, who wound up his three-day visit here by leading prayers at the newly opened Tibetan cultural…

‘India confident of inking civilian nuclear deal with Japan’

TOKYO: India is confident of signing a “win-win” civilian nuclear deal with Japan and is looking forward to a comprehensive…

Cholera spreads in Haiti, 200 people dead

PORT-AU-PRINCE: At least 200 people have died in a cholera outbreak in earthquake-shattered Haiti, the government said. Another 2,500 people…

Malaysian PM may opt for early parliamentary poll

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Prime Minister, Mr Najib Tun Razak may opt for parliamentary polls - nearly two years ahead…

Netanyahu warns Palestinians against unilateral acts

JERUSALEM: The Prime Minister, Mr Benjamin Netanyahu urged the Palestinians on Sunday not to take unilateral steps toward statehood, saying…

Cape Town International Kite Festival

UN asks US to probe rights abuses after WikiLeaks’ exposé

NEW YORK: The United Nations has asked the US administration to probe the involvement of American forces in human rights…