Yemen's embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh has said he was willing to transfer power "to the people" but feared a civil war in the absence of political dialogue, as key ally United States voiced concern that his fall would pose "a real problem" for counter-terrorism efforts.
With Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani accepting Dr Manmohan Singh's invitation to watch the India-Pakistan World Cup semifinals, Mohali has hit fever pitch.
Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith apologised to his Afghan counterpart on Friday for the conduct of Australian soldiers, who used derogatory terms for Afghan locals on social networking site Facebook.
No single instance has come out so far to show that an Indian diplomat was enticed to say or do anything to please the Americans -- no honey traps, no Swiss accounts.'
Maoists blew up two middle school buildings in Bihar's Aurangabad district early on Friday that created panic among the local residents, police said.
Noted American experts on South Asia have ridiculed New Delhi for its decision to abstain on the United Nations Security Council resolution 1973 calling for a No-Fly Zone in Libya.
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi does not think she has anything worthwhile to tell her party MPs even though Congress MPs have been more than keen to listen to her views on a number of issues, including the numerous controversies hitting the party and the government.
A group of engineers, scientists and volunteers are working inside the quake-hit Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan to contain the threat of a atomic crisis.
Religious organisations in India not only operate as business entities, but their 'business model' has seen a diversification of activities to retain the loyalty of their followers and attract new devotees, according to a study conducted at the University of Cambridge.
Five days since the US-led coalition started pounding Libyan defence installations, Muammar Al Gaddafi continues to hold fort and crush dissent against his regime.