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CO2-based fuel from sunlight

LONDON: A state-of-the-art laboratory, which aims to use sunlight to power the sustainable conversion of CO2 and water to form syngas, a high-energy gas mixture with potential as a future fuel source, opened recently in the Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

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Fonseka could be freed soon: sources

COLOMBO: Jailed former Sri Lankan army chief Sarath Fonseka, who led the successful battle against the Tamil Tigers, might be released within the next few days, presidential sources here said.

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49 dismembered bodies found on Mexican highway

MONTERREY, MEXICO: Mexican investigators on Monday searched for perpetrators of a heinous drug-war massacre in which 49 people were killed, decapitated, dismembered and left in plastic bags on the side of a rural highway.

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Time to mend relations with US, says Khar

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Monday said it was time to “move on” and mend relations with the US, signalling a climb-down from its demand for an unconditional American apology for reopening key NATO supply routes to Afghanistan.

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