Israel likely to start fresh talks on Middle East
Israeli Defense Minister, Aamir Peretz, hinted on Tuesday at the prospects of initiating fresh talks on Middle East saying the dormant Saudi peace plan could serve as the basis for it.
Dargai Sucide Attack
In what appears to be the backlash of Bajur air strike, at least 42 soldiers were killed and 20 others wounded when a suicide bomber struck a military base in Dargai, 100kms north of Peshawar on Wednesday morning.
Squeezed by the Republicans` defeat in mid-term congressional elections, the controversial Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has become the first victim of the "winds of change" in America as US President George W. Bush admitted that a general dissatisfa
Elections may change the World
The race to win the mid-term legislative elections in USA has entered in the last phase as voters across the nation are getting ready to shape America`s next two years. Midterm elections are held midway into a president`s term in office. This year, voters
Eighty-three people, many of them children aged between 12 and 15 were killed in an air strike at a madrassah in Damadola in the Bajaur tribal region (northern region of Pakistan adjacent to Afghanistan) on Monday morning.
North Korea`s nuclear test
North Korea`s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Monday the country has performed a successful nuclear test. South Korea`s defence ministry said the test was carried out at Hwadaeri near Kilju at 10:36 am (0136 GMT).
In The Line Of Fire
President Pervez Musharraf`s much-publicised but controversial book " In the Line of Fire " is making waves worldwide especially in USA and Pakistan amid contesting statements issued by the Indian authorities, and Pakistani opposition parties.
Is It Over?
A day before, President, General Pervaz Musharraf`s visit to Kabul, the government and local tribesmen , generally known as Taliban, signed a peace agreement in Miranshah(South Waziristan, ) on September 05. The peace agreement was inked to end longstandi
The ongoing ball-tempering controversy took a dramatic turn on last Friday when the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive, Malcolm Speed revealed that the controversial umpire Darrell Hair offered to resign from the International Cricket Cou
London Terror Plot
The British government claims to have foiled a terrorist plan to blow up as many as 10 jetliners flying to the United States from Britain. So far,
around 50 suspects linked to the London terror plot have been arrested in UK and Pakistan.
After giving a license to kill civilians, including women and children to Israel in Lebanon, the UN Security Council has approved and implemented a ceasefire to end the month-long conflict between Israel and Hezbollah.
As the US Secretary Of State Condoleeza Rice says that Israel has been attacking Lebanon in its defence, an Israeli air strike on a shelter for displaced people killed more than 60 civilians, including at least 37 children on Sunday last.
Indian government has blamed Lashkar-e-Tayyeba and outlawed Indian group Students of Islamic Movement (SIM) for the Mumbai train attacks that killed at least 200 people on Tuesday last. At least 350 people, mostly Muslims have been arrested on the suspici
Abduction of Israeli Solders
The capture of three Israeli soldiers by Hamas and Hezbollah during last three weeks followed by a massive Israeli bombardment on civilians in Lebanon and Gaza has opened up a dangerous new front in lingering Middle East conflict.
Journalists on the hit
The body of a tribal journalist, Hayatullah Khan missing for about seven months was found lying outside a village in Mirali in the restive North Waziristan tribal region on Friday last.
In a new US massacre against Iraqi civilians, US soldiers have deliberately killed 11 Iraqi civilians, including five children and four women, last March, a video footage obtained by the BBC revealed.
Democracy a Need?
Former prime ministers, Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif have signed the long-awaited Charter of Democracy (CoD), which commits the PPP and the PML(N) to struggle against dictatorship and on coming to power do away with the 'distortions' made in the Consti
Who To Blame
US Nuclear Pact with India
US President George W. Bush has given a passionate defence to a controversial nuclear agreement with India against criticism from Democrats in the Congress who say the deal rewards New Delhi for bad behaviour.
Recent publication of blashpemous cartoon in a Danish newspaper has sparked a new wave of controversy, violence and protest among the muslim world.
United States, while refusing to tender any apology, has defended the deadly air strike on a northwestern Pakistani village Damadola (Bajur Agency), in which 18 people, mostly women and children, had died on Friday
Is a Pakistani Christian equal to a fellow Muslim?
Did the President Lie