Candle light vigil for Anuj Bidve

London: Friends and family of Indian student Anuj Bidve held a candlelight vigil in Salford,

Yangoon blast,1 dead

Yangon: A blast in crowded region of Yangon killed one person and injured at least two others. Of those injured one of them seriously. Security officials at the scene say the

Communist leader Kim Jong-il passed away

Pyongyang: North Korean enigmatic communist leader Kim Jong-il died of heart failure due to a “great mental and physical strain”

Chinese villagers protest against land grabbing

China: Thousands of villagers are out on the streets protesting the illegal accusation of community land. The people of Wukan, a

Aisha Gaddafi seeks probe into father’s death

Tripoli: Aisha Gaddafi the daughter of Muammar Gaddafi has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) whether an investigation has been launched into the killing of her father and brother. Aisha Gaddafi’s lawyer Nick Kaufman wrote to ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo asking for more information on the October 20

Egypt’s sin free tourism

Cairo: The Muslim Brotherhood who is leading the elections in Egypt wants tourists to enjoy the splendor of Egypt while clad in full

China to open militray base at Seychelles

Beijing: China announced that it will set up its first military base abroad in Seychelles, an Indian Ocean island to “seek supplies and

Zardari suffers minor attack

Islamabad: Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari who had a minor heart attack and is undergoing treatment in a Dubai hospital is expected to return to Islamabad. The

Italian ambassador to Iran recalled

Rome: Italian ambassador to Iran has been recalled for consultations in connection with the assault on the British Embassy in Tehran earlier in the week. Italian authorities are

Strike in UK

London: Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers went on strike in Britain on Wednesday to protest over pension reform. British workers are the latest in Europe to