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Colombia Sex Scandal No Risk to Barack Obama

Colombia Sex Scandal No Risk to Barack Obama

Thursday, April 26, 2012 9:28

US Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano assured probing senators on Wednesday that the Secret Service agent misconduct in Colombia never jeopardized President Barack Obama's safety. Napolitano pledged a thorough investigation into the prostitution row ...

Leon Panetta Says China Assisting North Korean Missile Program

Leon Panetta Says China Assisting North Korean Missile Program

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 10:55

China has provided some assistance to North Korea's missile program, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Thursday, a week after the hermit state's failed rocket launch triggered international condemnation. Under United Nations Security Council resolutions ...

Leon Panetta Dismisses Iran Claims on Copying US Drone

Leon Panetta Dismisses Iran Claims on Copying US Drone

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 10:42

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Monday dismissed claims by Iran that it had gleaned data from a downed US drone and was now building a copy of the robotic spycraft. "I can tell you from ...

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Not Extradite Pervez Musharraf (Britain)

Not Extradite Pervez Musharraf (Britain)

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 10:39

The British government has clearly indicated that it would not hand over former President Pervez Musharraf to the Pakistani authorities, sources reported on Monday. Sources further stated that this information had already conveyed to the Pakistani ...

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Tea National Drink of India

Tea National Drink of India

Monday, April 23, 2012 9:47

India is to declare tea as its national drink to celebrate the life of a pioneering tea-planter who was hanged by British colonial rulers for taking part in the rebellion of 1857. Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh ...

Four Pakistanis Held 52kg heroin seized in Dubai

Four Pakistanis Held 52kg heroin seized in Dubai

Monday, April 23, 2012 9:35

The Dubai police foiled a bid to smuggle 52kg of heroin valued at Dhs4 million and arrested four Pakistanis. According to the Director of the Anti-Narcotics, Major General Abduljalil Mahdi Mohamed Al Asmawi, the investigation of the case started on ...

10 Security Force Personnel kills in Syria Blast

10 Security Force Personnel kills in Syria Blast

Saturday, April 21, 2012 10:15

A powerful blast killed 10 security force personnel in the southern Syrian region of Quneitra on Friday, state television reported, blaming the explosion on “terrorists”. “An armed terrorist group exploded a 100-kilogramme (220-pound) bomb in Sahm ...

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Four Dead US Helicopter Crashes in Afghanistan

Four Dead US Helicopter Crashes in Afghanistan

Friday, April 20, 2012 10:00

A U.S. military helicopter went down in poor weather in Afghanistan on Thursday, the military said, in a crash that officials believed may have killed all four people onboard. A U.S. defense official, speaking on ...

India Tests Agni-V Long Range Nuclear Capable

India Tests Agni-V Long Range Nuclear Capable

Thursday, April 19, 2012 10:04

India on Thursday tested a new long-range missile capable of delivering a one-tonne nuclear warhead anywhere in regional military rival China, a defence source said. The 17-metre (56-foot) Agni V, with a ...

John McCain Claims Several Militant Groups Operating in Pakistan

John McCain Claims Several Militant Groups Operating in Pakistan

Thursday, April 19, 2012 9:52

US Republican Senator John McCain Wednesday said that Pakistan has no right to use Kashmir issue as an excuse for not taking action against groups like Haqqani network. Addressing a gathering at Carnegie Institute on "Future of ...