UN HOLDS HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON PAKISTAN, FEW NEW CONTRIBUTIONS

20.09.2010 [20:42]
A high-level meeting on Pakistan`s flood crisis held at the United Nations yielded only a few new contributions to a $2 billion ...

CHINA PREPARES FOR TYPHOON FANAPI

20.09.2010 [20:00]
China has stepped up emergency measures as typhoon Fanapi approaches its southeastern coast ...

SWEDISH FAR RIGHT WINS FIRST SEATS IN PARLIAMENT

20.09.2010 [16:27]
A far-right party in Sweden has won seats in parliament for the first time, denying the governing centre-right coalition an overall majority ...

SPRAY-ON CLOTHING DEVELOPED BY DESIGNER AND SCIENTISTS

20.09.2010 [16:01]
A Spanish fashion designer has come up with the concept of "spray-on clothing", thanks to some help from chemical engineers at Imperial College London ...

CELL PHONE SERVICE ABOARD SAUDIA FLIGHTS

20.09.2010 [15:45]
Passengers traveling on Saudi Arabian Airlines Airbus 330 flights can now use cell phone and Internet, a press statement said Saturday. “This comes as part of the ...

WOMAN OPENS FIRE IN GERMAN TOWN, FOUR KILLED

20.09.2010 [15:23]
Four people died and a policeman was seriously wounded in a town in southwestern Germany on Sunday, after an explosion in an apartment building and a shooting in the neighboring ...

EBU OFFICIALLY STARTS SEARCH FOR NEW SONG CONTEST MANAGER

20.09.2010 [14:13]
The European Broadcasting Union started the search for a new Eurovision Song Contest project management leader. The successor ...

NEW YORK BATTERED BY TWIN TORNADOES

18.09.2010 [21:22]
US weather experts say a freak storm with two tornadoes was to blame for a trail of destruction across New York City that left one person dead, according to BBC News ...

OBAMA ASKS ELIZABETH WARREN TO SET UP CONSUMER AGENCY

18.09.2010 [21:08]
President Barack Obama has confirmed Elizabeth Warren as a special adviser to set up a US consumer agency. ...

OIC SECRETARY GENERAL MEETS WITH UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

18.09.2010 [20:41]
On the final day of his visit to Geneva the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Prof. Ekmeledin Ihsangoglu, met Ms. Navenathem Pillay the UN High Commissioner for Human ...

TURKISH AIRLINES PLANE TO BEIJING MAKES EMERGENCY LANDING IN KAZAKHSTAN

18.09.2010 [20:08]
A Turkish Airlines (THY) plane en route from Istanbul to Beijing made an emergency landing at Astana Airport in Kazakhstan on Saturday. The Airbus A-330 plane named ...

CHECHEN SEPARATIST LEADER FREED IN POLAND

18.09.2010 [19:04]
A Chechen separatist leader was released from custody Friday evening, several hours after he was detained, state media reported. A judge in Warsaw, Poland, denied a prosecutor`s request to arrest ...

PILLAGED ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ARTEFACTS DISCOVERED IN SPAIN

18.09.2010 [16:23]
Pieces of an ancient Egyptian necropolis which were pillaged from Egypt in 1999 have been discovered in an antiques shop in Spain, BBC reports ...

JUPITER MAKING CLOSEST APPROACH IN NEARLY 50 YEARS

18.09.2010 [15:56]
Better catch Jupiter next week in the night sky. It won`t be that big or bright again until 2022. Jupiter will pass 368 million miles from Earth ...

UN CALLS FOR 1.6 BILLION U.S. DOLLARS OF AID FOR PAKISTAN

18.09.2010 [15:45]
Another extra 1.6 billion U.S. dollars is required to fund a new humanitarian appeal that was launched here on Friday to help ...

LG ELECTRONICS REPLACES CHIEF EXECUTIVE

18.09.2010 [15:33]
LG Electronics, the world`s third-biggest mobile phone maker, has replaced its chief executive after record losses at its handset business ...

EU AGREES TRADE CONCESSIONS TO FLOOD-HIT PAKISTAN

17.09.2010 [22:57]
The European Union has agreed to make trade concessions to Pakistan to help it overcome the impact of flooding, diplomats say ...

EUROPE PLANS LARGE LUNAR LANDER

17.09.2010 [22:55]
Europe is pressing ahead with plans to send a sophisticated, unmanned spacecraft to the surface of the Moon ...

UN: EFFORTS TO SAVE OZONE LAYER A SUCCESS

17.09.2010 [22:54]
A new report released on Thursday says international efforts to protect the ozone layer are a success and have stopped additional ozone losses ...