Kim issues threat before S Korea-US drill
SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un threatened to launch a powerful retaliatory strike against South Korea if provoked,state media said Sunday,a day before the start of annual South Korean-US military drills.
Iran n-plant to reach full capacity soon
TEHRAN: Irans first nuclear power plant will be connected to the national grid at full capacity in the coming weeks,the head of the countrys Atomic Energy Organisation Fereydoun Abbasi-Davani was quoted as saying by Iranian media Sunday.
Bergman favourite actor Josephson dies
STOCKHOLM: Swedish actor Erland Josephson,a favourite with legendary film director Ingmar Bergman,collaborating with him in over 40 films and plays,died Saturday. He was 88 and was battling Parkinsons.
Egypt court adjourns US activists trial
CAIRO: A court Sunday adjourned the trial of dozens of democracy activists including 16 Americans to April 26. Forty-three non-profit workers are accused of carrying out political activities unrelated to their work.
Lawyer honoured by California govt
Washington: Indian-American lawyer,and younger sister of Kiran Bedi, Anu Peshawaria was felicitated by the state of California with an Award of Excellencefor upholding immigration rights.