Iran unveils 4 new satellites

2011-02-07 17:22:37

Iran unveiled four domestically- manufactured satellites on Monday, two years after it launched the first self-developed satellite into orbit, the local satellite Press TV reported.

85 tribal Muslim and Hindu couples tie knot

2011-02-07 16:03:20

A total of 85 tribal Muslim and Hindu couples from various villages across the state took their wedding vows on Sunday during the day-long mass marriage ceremony organised by a non-governmental organisation

Climate-triggered migration to grow

2011-02-07 11:04:41

Governments in Asia and the Pacific need to prepare for growing climate-induced migration in the coming years.

One-month-old lion cubs play at zoo

2011-02-07 11:00:17

One-month-old lion cubs play in their enclosure at the zoo in Nizhny Novgorod, Feb 6, 2011.

Temple damaged in Cambodia, Thai troops clashes

2011-02-07 09:17:59

"A wing of our Preah Vihear Temple has collapsed as a direct result of the Thai artillery bombardment," a commander based near the 900-year-old temple was quoted as saying by Cambodia's Press and Quick Reaction Unit (PRU) of the Office of the Council of Ministers.

2 arrested in fatal Ohio shooting

2011-02-07 08:28:51

Two men have been arrested and charged in a shooting at an Ohio fraternity house that killed one student and injured 11 people at a party near Youngstown State University campus, police said Sunday.

Cambodian, Thai military commanders meet

2011-02-06 15:03:31

Cambodian and Thai military commanders on Sunday morning began the second round of negotiations over border dispute.

Egypt's ruling party under restructuring

2011-02-06 10:12:07

The top executive committee of Egypt's ruling National Democratic Party including President Hosni Mubarak's son Gamal Mubarak resigned Saturday.

Snapshots: The world in 24 hours Feb 5

2011-02-05 10:41:33

the world in 24 hours

Cuba charges US man with spying

2011-02-05 09:52:17

Cuban prosecutors were seeking 20 years' jail for US contractor Phillip Alan Gross on charges of espionage, an official release said here Friday.

Iraqi premier says he'll cut his salary by half

2011-02-05 09:13:38

Iraq's prime minister said Friday he'll return half of his annual salary to the public treasury in a symbolic gesture that appeared calculated to insulate himself from the anti-government unrest spreading across the Middle East.

US, Canada agree to improve border security

2011-02-05 08:47:44

The United States and Canada agreed on Friday to improve border security to make it secure and smooth for better flow of goods and services.