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Winter Storm Slams Northeastern US with Arctic Punch

Winter Storm Slams Northeastern US with Arctic Punch

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 11:00

A winter storm packing snow and Arctic cold slammed the northeastern United States on Tuesday, grounding 3,000 flights, shutting down governments and schools and making travel a potential nightmare for millions. [caption id="attachment_34930" align="alignright" width="350"] Winter Storm[/caption]...

Snowden Denies he Got Help from Russia in Leaking US Secrets

Snowden Denies he Got Help from Russia in Leaking US Secrets

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 10:54

Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said he acted alone in leaking U.S. government secrets and that suggestions by some U.S. lawmakers he might have had help from Russia were "absurd," the New Yorker magazine reported on Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_34926" align="alignright" width="372"]...

India Test Nuclear Capable Agni-IV Missile

India Test Nuclear Capable Agni-IV Missile

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 12:45

India claimed test-firing Agni-IV missile capable of carrying nuclear warheads and hitting targets within the range of 4000 kilometers, media repoted Monday. Media reports said it is the third test-firing of the missile which has the second-largest striking range in India’s weapon arsenal. The missile was test-fired off ...

Indian Minister Shashi Tharoor wife Sunanda Pushkar Found Dead in Delhi Hotel

Indian Minister Shashi Tharoor wife Sunanda Pushkar Found Dead in Delhi Hotel

Saturday, January 18, 2014 12:26

The wife of prominent Indian minister Shashi Tharoor was found dead Friday in a five-star hotel room in New Delhi after she exposed his alleged adultery with a Pakistani journalist on Twitter. [caption id="attachment_34830" align="alignright" width="282"] Sunanda Pushkar[/caption]...

Syedna Burhanuddin is No More

Syedna Burhanuddin is No More

Saturday, January 18, 2014 10:45

He was an Arabic scholar, an environmentalist and a dynamic leader of the Dawoodi Bohra community that claims 100% literacy. But Syedna Muhammad Burhanuddin, the spiritual leader of the community, is no more. He died of a heart attack in Mumbai on Friday at the age of 102. [caption ...

US - India Meet to Get Ties Back on Track After Dispute

US – India Meet to Get Ties Back on Track After Dispute

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 10:25

A senior U.S. diplomat met India's ambassador to the United States on Tuesday with the aim of getting bilateral ties back on track after the arrest and strip search of a female Indian diplomat and tit-for-tat expulsions. [caption id="attachment_34747" align="alignnone" width="576"] ...

Iran-EU make Progress in Nuclear Implementation Talks

Iran-EU make Progress in Nuclear Implementation Talks

Saturday, January 11, 2014 10:32

Iran and the European Union appeared to make progress in resolving outstanding differences on how to implement a landmark nuclear deal in talks in Geneva on Friday but the United States said discussions were not yet finalised. [caption id="attachment_34707" align="alignnone" width="580"]...

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Indian Envoy leaving US in Deal to Calm Diplomatic Row

Indian Envoy leaving US in Deal to Calm Diplomatic Row

Friday, January 10, 2014 10:27

An Indian diplomat whose arrest and strip-search caused a major rift in U.S.-Indian ties was effectively expelled from the United States on Thursday as part of a deal in which she was granted diplomatic immunity from charges of visa fraud and lying about underpaying her nanny. [caption id="attachment_34677" align="alignright" ...

United States Sending More Troops and Tanks to South Korea

United States Sending More Troops and Tanks to South Korea

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 11:21

The United States said on Tuesday it will send 800 more soldiers and about 40 Abrams main battle tanks and other armoured vehicles to South Korea next month as part of a military rebalance to East Asia after more than a decade of war in Afghanistan and Iraq. [caption id="attachment_34640" align="alignnone" ...

Egypt Army Chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Seen Edging Closer to Presidential Bid

Egypt Army Chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Seen Edging Closer to Presidential Bid

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 11:51

In Egypt, it no longer appears to be a question of if, but when army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will declare his candidacy for president. For the second time in three days, local media reported on Monday that Sisi had finally made up his mind. [caption id="attachment_34611" align="alignnone" width="450"]...