an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal on Monday night, detailed a set of allegations of sexual assault in the military before concluding that they amounted to a ';he-said/she-said dispute'; that only revealed ';a political campaign against sexual ... Big News Network, 1 day ago
GAZA, June 20th, 2012 (WAM) — The Palestinian Prisoners Club has said that Ayman Issa Hamdan, a prisoner from Bethlehem who has been on hunger strike since April 28th, is suffering from health problems inside Ramallah prison clinic and is suffering f
Hamdan told the club's lawyer, Yousef Mattia, that the management of the prisons exert great pressure on him and other striking prisoners, stressing that they will continue their strike until they achieve freedom and an end to administrative ...Federation of Arab News Agencies, 14 minutes ago
Both the precious metals, gold and silver tumbled in the national capital on Thursday on heavy sell-off by stockists, triggered by a weak trend in overseas markets. While gold fell by Rs 400 to Rs 28,000 per 10 grams, silver plunged by Rs 1,500 to Rs 43,100 per kg on poor offtake. Traders said sentiment dampened after gold fell to the lowest in more than 2.5 years after US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S Bernanke said asset purchases may be reduced later this year as the US economy recovers. ...Rediff.com, 15 minutes ago Gold falls on global cues; silver ends steady Rediff.com, 1 day ago
The removal of the Taliban flag and nameplate from the militant organization's offices in Qatar isn't enough to resume peace talks, Afghan officials said.
Afghan officials reject Taliban efforts to resume peace talks Copyright 2013 United Press International, Inc. (UPI). Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior ...TickerTech.com, 17 minutes ago The United States will meet the Taliban in the Qatari capital of Doha for a peace process in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Xinhua News Agency, 1 day ago Formal negotiations with the Taliban to end insurgent attacks in Afghanistan will begin Thursday in Qatar, senior U.S. officials said Tuesday. TickerTech.com, 1 day ago U.S. Said to Begin Direct Talks With Taliban in Qatar This Week BusinessWeek, 1 day ago
Actress Kavitta's dressing scantily with a rosary on her body and the Holy Cross on her belly had raked up a controversy among Christians last week. Verma has apologised to the Christian community for her, blasphemous pose, in forthcoming Bollywood movie, ...Hindustan Times, 49 minutes ago
One of the co-founders of file-sharing website The Pirate Bay was sentenced to two years in prison today after being found guilty of hacking into computers at a company that manages data for the Swedish tax authority, the court said. Gottfrid Svartholm Warg ...Tech2, 1 hour ago Pirate Bay founder sentenced to two years in Sweden hacking case Reuters, 2 hours ago
Microsofts plan to buy Nokias handset business has fallen flat. The discussions are said to be failed as the Redmond based company was worried by Nokias slumping market position and highSilicon India, 19 minutes ago Was Microsoft planning to buy Nokia? India Infoline, 1 hour ago
Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said 399 pilgrims from Tamil Nadu were stranded in Uttarkhand which was hit by heavy rains and landslides and promised all steps will be taken by her government on warfooting to ensure their safe return to the state.News Chennai Online, 19 minutes ago Stranded Tamil Nadu pilgrims will be flown back to Chennai on govts expense E Uttaranchal, 20 minutes ago Tamil Nadu to upgrade power transmission with Japanese aid Jagran Post, 2 hours ago TN pilgrims in U'khand to be airlifted; Jaya News on Air, 2 hours ago
India, the world's biggest buyer of gold, will levy 0.01% commodities transaction tax on futures contracts of non-agricultural commodities like precious, base metals, oil and gas, from July 1, the finance ministry said in a statement. The tax was proposed in ...Business Standard, 20 minutes ago
Indian gold futures extended declines on Thursday afternoon by more than 4 percent to hit their lowest level in more than two weeks but in the domestic market a seasonally slack demand period outweighed the fall in price. Silver fell more than 5 percent. The ...The Financial Chronicle, 19 minutes ago
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