US to regulate electronic cigarettes as tobacco

2011-04-26 19:39:37

The US government said on Monday it plans to regulate electronic cigarettes as tobacco products.

Thai PM orders review of ties with Cambodia

2011-04-26 19:10:08

Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Tuesday ordered review of overall relations with Cambodia in the wake of border clashes between them.

ROK FM belittles Carter's Pyongyang trip

2011-04-26 17:24:18

South Korea foreign minister gave a lukewarm response to former US President Jimmy Carter's trip to DPRK Tuesday.

Iran hikes bread prices again amid ailing economy

2011-04-26 15:45:35

Iran's government has raised bread prices up to 25 percent, the second hike in four months.

Two bombs hit S Pakistan navy buses, 4 dead

2011-04-26 15:32:40

Two bombs exploded near buses carrying navy officials in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi on Tuesday, killing four people and wounding 56.

6.3 magnitude quake hits off Java, Indonesia

2011-04-26 15:28:51

An earthquake with magnitude of 6. 3 jolted Java island of Indonesia on Tuesday, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency reported here.

Farmers protest against Japanese nuke plant owner

2011-04-26 15:14:23

More than 200 farmers protested in Tokyo to demand compensation for products contaminated by radiation spewing from Japan's crippled nuclear plant.

US: Storms, floods kill 5 in Arkansas

2011-04-26 14:51:18

Violent storms carved out a swatch of damage three miles wide Monday night in central Arkansas, leaving at least two residents of a small town dead.

Cuba starts to audit state-run companies

2011-04-26 11:24:27

Cuba started to audit more than 750 state-run companies across the country on Monday to review their management and legitimacy.

Jimmy Carter arrives in Pyongyang

2011-04-26 11:12:06

Former US President Jimmy Carter, accompanied by three other former state leaders, arrived in Pyongyang Tuesday morning.

Egypt suspends controversial governor

2011-04-26 11:06:26

The railway service from Cairo to southern Egypt will resume soon as protestors in Qena province decided to end their sit-in on railway tracks.

16 killed as passenger bus torched in Pakistan

2011-04-26 11:03:18

At least 16 people including seven children were killed and over a dozen others injured as a passenger bus was set ablaze by unknown miscreants.