WASHINGTON: Scientists have developed a new vaccine that partially protects monkeys from an infection much similar to HIV, a breakthrough which they say could be a new weapon in the battle against AIDS.Read More »
JERUSALEM: Pakistan's former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf has said that he is "100 per cent" sure that he had no knowledge about the presence of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden near the Pakistani capital.Read More »
NICOSIA: Heavy clashes broke out before dawn today between the Syrian army and deserters, leaving 11 of its soldiers dead, human rights activists said.Read More »
LONDON: A Indian couple, who tied the knot in 1925, could be the oldest married husband and wife living in the UK, a media report said.Read More »
ISLAMABAD: A total of 180 Indian prisoners, comprising 179 fishermen and a civilian, were released by Pakistan from a Karachi jail Saturday. They will be repatriated to India at the Wagah border Sunday.Read More »
MEXICO CITY: A Mexican drug cartel leader has been arrested for planning an arson attack on a casino that left at least 52 dead, officials said.
Baltazar Saucedo Estrada, 48, was arrested along with two other people of the Los Zetas drug cartel.
JERUSALEM: Pakistan should be open to the idea of establishing relations with Israel in order to counter the “pro-India” stand usually adopted by it on key issues like Kashmir, former president Gen Pervez Musharraf has said.Read More »
ISLAMABAD: President Mr Asif Ali Zardari has said that the government will accept a parliamentary panel’s decision on the authenticity of an alleged memo that had sought US help to stave off a feared military coup in Pakistan, setting the stage for a fresh confrontation with the Supreme Court that is also investigating the scandal.Read More »
WASHINGTON: A Pakistani national has been sentenced to 37 months in prison by a US court for illegally exporting nuclear-related materials to his country.Read More »
BEIJING: A woman college student in China collaptiao Jiahui, a 2011 graduate from the Hangzhou Normal Institute for Preschool Education, fainted and hit her head on a chair after donating blood in Ningbo city in 2010. Her injury left her blind in one eye.Read More »