Tel Aviv/Haifa, Dec 6 (DPA) Firefighters have put out the massive forest fire that had raged on northern Israel's Carmel Hill for four days.
Monday, December 06, 2010 1:07:58 PM
Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Pakistan's security forces have managed to get more than 85 percent of the country's troubled Orakzai agency cleared from the militants to enable return of displaced people, authorities said.
Monday, December 06, 2010 10:47:13 AM
Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) Nearly three decades ago, when Jeff Greenwald fell in love with a doctor in Greece, he had no inkling his karma would lead him to Nepal and make him an acclaimed author who would also suffer a ban for his outspoken criticism of Nepal's then all-powerful royal family.
Monday, December 06, 2010 10:34:13 AM
Bangkok, Dec 6 (DPA) A 24-year-old Thai woman committed suicide in front of a webcam and broadcast it through an online video chat room to her estranged boyfriend and others, a news report said Monday.
Monday, December 06, 2010 10:08:47 AM
Seoul, Dec 6 (DPA) South Korea started live ammunition firing drills around its coastline Monday, as Seoul vowed to toughen its stance against its northern neighbour amid recent hostilities, a news report said.
Monday, December 06, 2010 10:00:03 AM
Tehran, Dec 6 (DPA) Iran claimed on Sunday to have become self-sufficient in uranium concentrate, or yellowcake, production when its first batch was produced in the Gachin uranium mine in southern Iran, the news network Khabar reported.
Monday, December 06, 2010 7:51:39 AM
Dhaka, Dec 5 (IANS) A Bangladesh-flagged private cargo ship was hijacked by pirates in the Arabian Sea off the coast of India Sunday afternoon, Xinhua reported.
Sunday, December 05, 2010 11:49:09 PM
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) A woman who was publicly lashed after being accused of adultery by Taliban militants three years ago in Pakistan's Swat valley had got an FIR registered against the culprits, reports said.
Sunday, December 05, 2010 11:49:05 PM
Baghdad, Dec 5 (DPA) Italy has asked that Iraq not execute Tariq Aziz, a former top aid to toppled dictator Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi foreign minister said Sunday.
Sunday, December 05, 2010 11:14:12 PM
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) A grassland fire in a mountainous Tibetan region in southwest China proved deadly Sunday when it trapped soldiers and local residents trying to douse the blaze, killing at least 22 people, officials said.
Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:35:35 PM
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