Moscow, May 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As many as 50 people were injured after a car ploughed into a crowd of people participating in a parade in the US state of Virginia. There was no fatality
Jerusalem, May 20 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said his government remains committed to prevent transfer of the advanced weaponry to Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. "We are acting in accordance with the policy we had set to prevent as much as possible the transfer of advanced weapons to Hezbollah and terror elements," reported Xinhua citing Netanyahu as saying Sunday. "The Israeli government is operating in a responsible, determined and level-headed manner in order to ensure the supreme interest of the country, which is the safety of its citizens," the prime minister said, vowing to continue "guaranteeing Israel's security interests".
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow loves food and says she has inherited it from her late father. The 41-year-old, married to singer Chris Martin, has often expressed her will to open an eatery and has also emphasised on the importance of eating healthy. "I have always loved food, I was raised by a foodie
Moscow, May 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ryan Fogle, the man Russia's security services claimed to have captured last week as he tried to recruit a Russian to spy for the US, left Moscow Sunday, a media report said.
Pretoria, May 19 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma was not involved in a wedding scandal in which a private plane of the affluent and well-connected Indian Gupta family landed at a sensitive military airbase, an investigation revealed on Sunday, reported Xinhua. "In any event, the president is not involved in authorizing the landing or not landing of aircraft at airports," Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Jeff Radebe told reporters in Pretoria. There had been speculation that the Gupta family which allegedly maintains good relations with Zuma and the ruling African National Congress might have got permission from Zuma to land its plane at the Waterkloof military airbase near Pretoria on April
Whangarei (New Zealand), May 19 (IANS) Team MRF achieved a 1-2 finish here Sunday with Esapekka Lappi and Gaurav Gill finishing in that order in the International Rally of Whangarei that also doubled up as the first round of the 2013 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship.
Kathmandu, May 19 (IANS) Nepal and India have decided to discuss cross-border crime to curb this menace on the 1,700-km border shared by the two countries, an official said here Sunday. "A secretary-level meeting is scheduled for June first week. Exact date will be fixed soon.
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) An explosion at an unlicensed firecracker workshop in central China killed three people and left three others injured Sunday, officials said. The blast occurred around 9.50 a.m. in Yangzhai village in Henan province, Xinhua reported.
Ramallah, May 19 (IANS) The role of the US in reviving the Palestinian-Israeli peace negotiations lacks credibility, a Palestinian official said Sunday. The Barack Obama administration "recruits itself to spare Israel any kind of accountability and give the priority to Israel at the expense of peace chances and the implementation of international law", Xinhua quoted Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) executive committee, as saying. Ashrawi was speaking on the European Union's decision to delay labelling products from Jewish settlements in the West Bank upon a request from Washington
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Sunday banned political rallies for one month, a step the opposition described as an attempt to mute dissenting voices. "We'll not allow political meetings and rallies for next one month across the country," Xinhua quoted Home Minister M.K. Alamgir as saying