Oslo, Oct 8 (DPA) Jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been awarded the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced in Oslo Friday.
Friday, October 08, 2010 2:36:34 PM
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The rise in tensions between Pakistan and the US 'is not likely to abate any time soon', a leading daily here said editorially as a key route to Afghanistan remained closed following a NATO helicopter attack that killed three Pakistani troopers.
Friday, October 08, 2010 1:01:26 PM
Kathmandu, Oct 8 (IANS) Two years after Nepal's parliament officially declared the world's only Hindu kingdom a secular republic, Nepal's former princesses will Friday embrace their new status as law-abiding commoners with the inauguration of a charitable trust pledged to social service.
Friday, October 08, 2010 11:59:03 AM
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has accepted the unconditional apology tendered by chief of the Pakistani contingent at the Commonwealth Games over his decision to carry the national flag instead of giving it to a weightlifter at the inaugural ceremony.
Friday, October 08, 2010 11:31:22 AM
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Claiming responsibility for the attacks on NATO oil tankers, a new terror group has threatened that it would continue with the strikes till the coalition force leaves Afghanistan.
Friday, October 08, 2010 11:27:37 AM
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) A minister has made a candid admission in Pakistan's National Assembly -- coruption is everywhere, 'the question is where it is not.'
Friday, October 08, 2010 11:23:20 AM
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has the right to take part in politics, said Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari.
Friday, October 08, 2010 10:58:20 AM
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The new breed of terrorists 'come not from the tribal areas but from cities', an editorial in a leading Pakistani daily said while noting that extremism was an issue 'no longer confined to minds that have been rendered susceptible by poverty, or the lack of awareness and education'.
Friday, October 08, 2010 10:55:42 AM
Tokyo, Oct 8 (DPA) Japanese stocks declined in Friday morning trading as investors sold shares to lock in immediate gains with investor sentiment hurt by a stronger yen.
Friday, October 08, 2010 8:28:10 AM
Tehran, Oct 8 (IANS) Iran has hanged eight men charged with drug trafficking, a media report said.
Friday, October 08, 2010 8:28:08 AM
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