The US and Germany have said that a tightening of sanctions against Iran's nuclear programme would be adopted by the UN Security Council later this week.
"The expectations is that we will be able to move on fairly quickly" on a draft... More
Jesus did not walk on water, he did not turn water into wine at the marriage feast at Cana and Judas did not receive 30 pieces of silver for betraying him.
In fact, Judas did not want Jesus to be captured. He was himself betrayed. These are just... More
At least eight people were killed and 33 injured Tuesday in four separate attacks in Iraqi capital of Baghdad, police sources said.
A remote-controlled car bomb went off near a police station in the crowded Sheik Omar district in central Baghdad... More
Even as angry businessmen began enforcing an indefinite general strike in Nepal to protest atrocities by the Maoist guerrillas, the rebels continued their attacks on civilians, seizing the property of a former army chief and royal advisor.
The United States considers it important that India and Pakistan have now started working together to prevent the movement of terrorists across borders.
"I think both sides have - there are legitimate points to be made on both sides," White... More
Former Iraqi vice president Taha Yassin Ramadan was executed early Tuesday, al-Iraqiya television reported quoting government officials.
Ramadan, who served in Saddam's regime, was sentenced to death on Feb 12 for his role in the 1982 killing of... More
Rescue workers retrieved the bodies of 78 miners following an explosion at a coalmine in central Siberia, media reported Tuesday.
Some 200 workers were underground at the Ulyonovsk longwall mine near the city of Novokuznetsk in the region more... More
At least 30 people were killed and 27 wounded in a fire, which broke out in a retirement home in southern Russia early Tuesday, Interfax quoted local officials as saying.
At least 93 people were staying in the retirement home at Kamyshevatskaya... More
Despite growing clamour for the abolition of monarchy in Nepal, King Gyanendra has refused to divulge details about his wealth to the government, ignoring the deadline set by a team of ministers.
Three ministers headed by Physical Planning and... More
Most Israelis (56 percent) want their country to have at least partial contacts with the new Palestinian unity government of Prime Minister Ismail Haniya, a poll published Monday indicated.
The poll, commissioned by the Yediot Ahronot daily,... More