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.
KABUL: Arsallah Rahmani, a member of Afghanistan's High Peace Council, was gunned down here Sunday, a media report said. Rahmani, a former Taliban leader, was fatally shot Sunday, reported Xinhua citing a TV report.Read More »
RAMALLAH, WEST BANK: Israel and the Palestinian Authority issued a rare joint statement on Saturday, saying they were committed to peace after the Prime Minister, Mr Benjamin Netanyahu dispatched an envoy to meet the Palestinian President, Mr Mahmoud Abbas.Read More »
CAIRO/LONDON: Military police idly guard the gates of Egypt's presidential palace in Heliopolis, built as a 400-room luxury hotel in 1910 and vacant since a popular uprising deposed Hosni Mubarak 15 months ago.Read More »
WASHINGTON: A little over half of Americans approve of President Mr Barack Obama’s public endorsement of same-sex marriage, according to a new survey taken after his ABC News interview Wednesday.Read More »
LONDON: Using acid as a weapon to disfigure women has become a worrying trend in Pakistan. But now the tables seem to have been turned on them and Pakistani men are reported to be facing the brunt of “revenge attacks” launched by women.Read More »
WASHINGTON: Unmarried couples who live together are increasingly likely to have children, with the rate nearly doubling since 2002, according to a study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Read More »
LONDON,: Microsoft announced its biggest-ever customer for cloud computing - software that it hosts on behalf of clients and delivers over the Internet - after winning a contract to provide free services to a major Indian education body.Read More »