Indian-origin doctor to be probed in abortion case
LONDON: A sting operation by a UK daily filmed two doctors,including an Indian-origin gynaecologist,agreeing to carry out illegal abortions,prompting an inquiry. The Daily Telegraph report shows Prabha Sivaraman telling a pregnant woman who said she wanted to abort a female foetus: If you want a termination,you want a termination.
Russia may castrate paedophiles
MOSCOW: Paedophiles in Russia may soon face chemical castration under a new law approved by the upper house of the parliament. Paedophiles will also face life imprisonment and psychiatric drug treatment.
Aus PM calls Labour leadership vote
MELBOURNE: A day after Kevin Rudd quit as Foreign Minister,embattled Australian PM Julia Gillard Thursday announced that a ballot for the ruling Labours leadership will be held on Monday and asked Rudd to accept its outcome as final.
US,N Korea resume nuclear talks
BEIJING: The United States and North Korea resumed talks Thursday delayed by the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il,with US envoy Glyn Davies saying he and his counterpart Kim Kye Gwan covered US food aid and other topics.