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Pakistan apex court takes government to task
ISLAMABAD: In a day of dramatic developments in the Pakistan Supreme Court, the full court hearing Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhary’s petititon challenging the filing of a presidential reference against him ordered personnel of the ...
Two doctors held in U.K. bomb plot
Links between incidents in London, Glasgow clearer: police
Rajapaksa’s appeal to Bhagwati
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has urged Chairman of the International Independent Group of Eminent Persons (IIGEP) Justice P.N Bhagwati to ensure that at least one of the 11 eminent persons is present in the country to ...
Anti-poverty targets in Africa will not be met, says U.N.
London: The whole of sub-Saharan Africa — the poorest region of the world — will fail to meet the goals set seven years ago for eradicating global poverty by 2015 — the United Nations warned on Monday. In a progress ...
Tide begins to turn for U.K.’s flooded villages
London: It was the great escape on Sunday for Britain’s flood-weary areas as a front of heavy rainfall disintegrated into fierce but brief showers which left river levels falling and inundated villages free to bale out. Heavy-duty pumps ...
Mugabe invited to Lisbon summit despite European Union ban
Lisbon: Portugal is prepared to invite President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe to a summit of European and African leaders in Lisbon this year despite an European Union travel ban and sanctions against the 83-year-old leader and top officials in ...
Spain reveals nuclear contaminated land
Madrid: The year was 1966, the height of the Cold War and the final years of the Franco dictatorship, when an American B-52 bomber carrying four thermonuclear bombs collided with a supply plane above the village of Palomares in south-eastern ...
Her two sons mark her anniversary through a concert
India for coal sector tie-up with Australia
SINGAPORE: India is exploring the possibility of setting up joint ventures and acquiring exclusive rights to mine coking coal in Australia. Indicating this, Union Minister for Steel, Chemicals and Fertilizers Ram Vilas Paswan said here on ...
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