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Japan Says Chinese Ships near Disputed Islands

Japan Says Chinese Ships near Disputed Islands

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 10:28

The Japanese coastguard said three Chinese patrol boats had approached a chain of islands at the centre of a bitter territorial dispute Wednesday in a move that could inflame tensions. The vessels entered Japanese ...

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Pakistan Action Against Haqqani Network (US)

Pakistan Action Against Haqqani Network (US)

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 11:53

The USA once again demanded Pakistan to stem the activities of Haqqani network allegedly operating from Pakistani soil against the allied forces in Afghanistan, Media News reports Tuesday. US State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell told a news briefing ...

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Petition Against Facebook and Google (India Court)

Petition Against Facebook and Google (India Court)

Thursday, June 7, 2012 11:48

An Indian court on Wednesday asked Facebook, Google and other Internet firms to respond to a private petition over allegations of being a threat to national security and withholding tax. The complainant, K.N. Govindacharya, ...

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Visits Afghanistan

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Visits Afghanistan

Thursday, June 7, 2012 11:19

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is in Afghanistan to take stock of progress in the war and discuss plans for the troop drawdown, even as violence spikes in the south. Panetta acknowledges the increase in attacks ...

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Venus Makes Last in a Lifetime Move Across Face of Sun

Venus Makes Last in a Lifetime Move Across Face of Sun

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 10:31

The planet Venus made a slow transit across the face of the sun on Tuesday, the last such passing that will be visible from Earth for 105 years. Venus is currently passing through the solar line and theĀ  process will remain visible in Pakistan till 0950 am today ...

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Attack on US Base 15 Killed in Afghanistan

Attack on US Base 15 Killed in Afghanistan

Saturday, June 2, 2012 10:52

A suicide truck bomber attacked a US-run base on Friday, sparking clashes that killed up to 15 people in eastern Afghanistan near the Pakistani border, officials said. NATO's US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said none ...

Coordination with Pakistan Improving (US)

Coordination with Pakistan Improving (US)

Friday, June 1, 2012 11:14

The United States said Thursday that Pakistan has let back in two officers to work with its military after a six-month gap, in what it called a small sign of cooperation after soaring tensions. The Pentagon said that two ...

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Indonesia Finds Crashed Sukhois Second Black Box

Indonesia Finds Crashed Sukhois Second Black Box

Thursday, May 31, 2012 10:27

Indonesian searchers have found the second "black box" of a new Russian passenger jet three weeks after it crashed into a mountain, killing all 45 aboard, an official said Thursday. "We found ...

Suspending all Pakistan Aid (US Senator)

Suspending all Pakistan Aid (US Senator)

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 10:43

A conservative senator called Tuesday for the United States to suspend all aid to Pakistan and grant citizenship to a doctor who was jailed for helping hunt down Osama bin Laden. American lawmakers have already sought ...

UK Court May Extradite WikiLeaks Boss Assange to Sweden

UK Court May Extradite WikiLeaks Boss Assange to Sweden

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 10:29

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange finds out on Wednesday if he can be extradited from Britain to Sweden over alleged sex crimes as the Supreme Court passes judgment after a marathon legal battle. The internet whistleblower, who enraged Washington ...