PARIS: Mr Francois Hollande was sworn in as France's first Socialist President since 1995 today at a solemn ceremony overshadowed by the debt crisis threatening to unravel the eurozone.Read More »
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.Read More »
TEHRAN: Iran Tuesday hanged a man convicted of assassinating an Iranian nuclear physicist, a media report said.Read More »
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.Read More »
ISLAMABAD: India is likely to thin-out troops from wartime positions on the border with Pakistan, where they were deployed after the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, according to a media report today.Read More »
LONDON: A hazardous drug derived from a particular type of tree common in Colombia can eliminate free will and can wipe the memory of its victims.Read More »
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.Read More »
ATHENS: Greek talks to form an emergency unity government are doomed by the refusal of the far-left Syriza party to join a coalition, the leader of a smaller party warned on Monday.Read More »
LONDON: The Pakistan Prime Minister, Mr Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that there was insufficient evidence to arrest LeT founder Hafiz Saeed and even if the Mumbai terror attacks mastermind is detained he will be released by the courts.Read More »
London: The Dalai Lama has revealed that he believes Chinese agents have trained Tibetan women to poison him while posing as devotees.
The Nobel Laureate told Sunday Telaph that he had received reports from inside Tibet warning about some Chinese agents training Tibetan women for a mission to poison him.