ISLAMABAD: Lawyers of LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and six other Pakistanis charged with involvement in the Mumbai attacks Saturday cross-examined five prosecution witnesses who had testified against the accused.Read More »
BEIJING: The gazette of the State Council, China’s cabinet, opened its account on China’s Twitter-like service Sina Weibo Saturday.
The gazette Weibo account will be used to publish the country’s major policies and guidelines in a timely and accurate manner, according to an advance notice released on the Sina Weibo Friday.
WASHINGTON: The US has “an excellent relationship with India across the board,” an US official said without getting into the details of what new initiatives may be in the offing in the President, Mr Barack Obama’s second term.Read More »
SAN MARCOS: Guatemalans fearing aftershocks huddled in the dark and frigid streets of this mountain town wrapped in blankets early on Thursday, while others crowded inside its hospital, the only building left with electricity after a powerful earthquake killed at least 48 people and left dozens more missing.Read More »
RAWALPINDI: Many Pakistanis fear the US President, Mr Barack Obama's re-election will mean a surge in America's unpopular drone campaign, but for those making and selling US flags to burn at protests this could be good news.Read More »
KARACHI: They came after dusk and chanted into the night sky “Kill the Hindus, kill the children of the Hindus,” as they smashed religious icons, ripped golden bangles off women’s arms and flashed pistols.Read More »
WASHINGTON: Colorado and Washington have become the first US states to legalize possession and use of marijuana for recreational purposes, media reports said after voters there approved the measure.Read More »
WELLINGTON: The world's rarest whale species - the spade-toothed beaked whale has been spotted for the first time by scientists of New Zealand in the Pacific Ocean.Read More »
WASHINGTON: Mr Barack Obama on Wednesday clinched a resounding victory over Republican challenger, Mr Mitt Romney to earn a second term as the US President braving economic woes and straightaway promised bi-partisan politics after a deeply polarised election.Read More »
NEW YORK: The people gathered around the side of a building on Third Avenue looked like refugees huddled around a campfire. But instead of crackling flames, their warmth came from more advanced technology: a power strip that had been offered to charge cellphones.Read More »