Nelson Mandela has called for a fresh appeal in the case of the Libyan man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing. The former South African president, who was meeting Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi at Barlinnie Prison, also urged the authorities to transfer
India said Monday that it would reopen its airspace to Pakistani flights to third countries in a gesture acknowledging that Pakistan was acting to stop Muslim militants from infiltrating its territory. The foreign ministry announced the move in response t
The Israel army launched what it called a "pinpoint" military operation in the West Bank town of Ramallah early Monday. Israeli troops, accompanied by tanks and armored personnel carriers, were seen surrounding the al-Amari refugee camp and the headquarte
One man was killed and at least 27 were hurt on Sunday after Russian fans rioted near the Kremlin following their team's 1-0 defeat to Japan in the World Cup finals, the Interfax news agency reported. Police said the man died from stab wounds as mass braw
Representatives from more than 180 countries are attending a United Nations' Food Summit aimed at cutting the number of hungry people by 50 percent by 2015. The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) hopes the four-day event, in Rome, wil
President Jacques Chirac's right-wing coalition is poised to seize control of the French parliament next week after defeating a despondent left wing in the first round of parliamentary elections. With 75% of the votes counted, Mr Chirac's right-wing UMP c
Philippine troops are "in hot pursuit" of Abu Sayyaf guerrillas, two days after the gunmen used their U.S.
A bomb explosion outside a nightclub in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, has left five people injured, one seriously. The blast went off in the early hours of Sunday morning in the city's Chinatown.
Israeli leader Ariel Sharon has rejected the idea of any rigid timetable for peace talks with the Palestinians, again insisting that violence must end before any dialogue can resume. His comments follow President George W Bush's statement that he would no
Voting is taking place in the first round of French parliamentary elections which are widely expected to give President Jacques Chirac's centre-right coalition government a clear mandate. Despite hopes that sunny weather might lure voters out in large num
Traces of deadly nerve agents and mustard gas have been found in three areas of an American base in Uzbekistan. All troops have been moved away from the sites at the Karshi Khanabad base, but no symptoms of exposure to the nerve agents have been reported.
Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf has said the chances of war with India over the disputed territory of Kashmir are "minimal". His comments come amid growing signs that both sides are stepping back from a major conflict over the issue.
Philippine officials have vowed an all-out military assault on remaining Abu Sayyaf gunmen in the southern part of the country after a year-long hostage crisis came to a tragic end. Two of three Philippine and American hostages held by the extremist group
Greek authorities are trying to find out how a man disarmed a police officer and opened fire on several areas of Athens, including the prime minister's heavily guarded residence. No one was injured in Saturday's shooting and authorities said PM Costas Sim
Three Israelis and at least four Palestinians have been killed in renewed violence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. A pregnant Israeli woman and her husband were killed in the West Bank when two Palestinians opened fire on trailers housing settlers near H
Indian officials have admitted losing an unmanned plane over Pakistani airspace, a few hours after Islamabad reported it had shot down a spy plane. The confirmation came from the Indian Defence Ministry, which described it as a "routine matter".
Fierce thunderstorms swept across Europe on Friday, killing eight people and leaving a trail of flooded roads, collapsed houses and downed bridges from France to Poland. Regional officials in northeastern Italy declared a state of emergency, while the Aus
Indian Foreign Minister Jaswant Singh has underlined his country's commitment to reaching peace with rival Pakistan. "We must move to peace.
Pakistan's foreign minister has resigned because of health concerns, a Foreign Office spokesman said Friday. Foreign Minister Abdul Sattar recently had nasal surgery, said spokesman Aziz Ahmed Khan.
British model Naomi Campbell (left) is comforted by a friend as she reacts emotional after passing the coffin of South Africa`s former president Nelson Mandela (background) lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on December 11, 2013....
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