Clinton urges India to expand influence

2011-07-21 09:00:29

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told India on Wednesday "it's time to lead",urging New Delhi to take a stronger role across Asia.

Colombia celebrates Independence Day

2011-07-21 09:29:38

Colombian policemen take part in Independence Day celebrations in Bogota July 20, 2011.

Fukushima beef shipments on hold

2011-07-20 07:14:07

Japan on Tuesday suspended cattle shipments from Fukushima prefecture on fears of radiation-tainted beef in the country's meat distribution chain.

Sudanese army repulses SPLM attack in S Kordofan

2011-07-20 09:11:09

The Sudanese Army said Tuesday it repulsed an attack launched by the forces of Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)-South Kordofan sector.

US urges Gadhafi to step down

2011-07-20 06:51:19

Libyan and US officials have met face-to-face, but Washington saying it delivered the clear message that Muammar Gadhafi must go.

Attack on Guinean president repelled

2011-07-19 15:15:44

Heavily armed assailants attacked the residence of Guinean President Alpha Conde early on Tuesday but Conde escaped injury and is in safety.

China-US governors forum 'historic': US

2011-07-20 06:40:37

A senior US official called last week's China-US Governors Forum historic, as the meeting in Salt Lake City strengthens mutual understanding.

Israeli navy takes over Gaza-bound ship

2011-07-19 19:18:51

Israeli naval commandos on Tuesday seized control of a French ship attempting to break Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip, reporting no resistance during the takeover in international waters.

Japanese celebrate Marine Day in Tokyo

2011-07-19 09:13:23

Japanese celebrated Monday the annual Marine Day to give thanks to the ocean.

China to back imports of Japanese products

2011-07-18 20:00:45

China will support Japanese products entry into the Chinese market on the basis that they are safe, Minister of Commerce Chen Deming said.

US officials meet Gaddafi envoys

2011-07-19 09:21:26

US officials had met with representatives of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi last weekend, in a bid to press him to step down.

Mandela Day honored around the globe

2011-07-18 21:26:44

In Nelson Mandela's 93 years birthday, a lot of best wishes poured in from around the globe for one of the world's most loved men.