UN Security Council to discuss Palestine membership

United Nations: The UN Security Council will hold consultations on Palestine’s application to become a UN member state on today, according to Lebanese Ambassador Nawaf Salam, the president of the

Saudi women get right to vote

Riyad: In an attempt to increase women involvement in the public sphere and in the local council elections, Saudi King Abdullah announce that the nation would give the women the right to vote and to run as candidates in local elections to be held in 2015. This is a major advancement for the rights of women in the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom

Will CERN disprove Einsteins theory?

The world’s largest physics lab, CERN claims to have clocked sub-atomic particles or neutrinos travelling faster than the speed of light. If this is proved to be true then Einsteins theory will be disproved.Einstein’s 1905 theory of relativity that states that “nothing can travel faster than light-300,000 kms, or 186,000 miles,

China protest: “Give us back our farmland”

Beijing: More than 1000 Chineese protestors unite and rais e their voice against government seizure of farmlands. Farmers gathered in front of a government building banging gongs and holding aloft signs that said “Give us back our farmland” and “Let us continue farming.The rioters in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have besieged government buildings, attacked police officers and overturned SWAT team vehicles during protest, said officials in Shanwei

Old sattelite to crash onto earth

NASA: The remains of an old NASA satellite would be hurled back to earth today. NASA has not yet been able to predict where they will land but has ensured that there was a very remote chance of them hitting anyone.“The size of the chunk is

Pak lashes out at US

Karachi: US has tested Pakistan’s patience. Pakistan lashed out at the U.S. for accusing ISI of supporting extremist attacks against American troops in Afghanistan. This is considered to be the most serious allegations

Rebels recover Gaddafi’s chemical weapons

Libya: There are reasons to believe that Gaddafi never destroyed its stockpile of chemical weapons in early 2004. Libyan rebel forces claim to have unearthed the banned chemical weapons from the southern desert areas which were captured from Gaddafi loyalists in the last few days

Palestine will not be intimidated

United Nations: Palestinian’s refuse to be intimidated by the US veto power and pressure to abandon their bid for UN membership. The officials said they were determined to take their case to the Security Council and realise a goal unfulfilled by decades of negotiations.When it is his turn to speak tomorrow

Former Afghan President Rabbani assassinated

Islamabad: A Taliban suicide bomber with explosives hidden in his turban assassinated Afghanistan’s former president Burhanuddin Rabbani, at 6pm on Tuesday. The Chairman of the High Peace Council was leading the year

Karachi suicide attack, 8 killed

Karachi: Eight people, including six policemen, were killed and several injured in a suicide bomb blast that occurred in Karachi today morning. A Taliban suicide bomber drove a car packed with explosives into the