UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appointed French UN ambassador Jean-Maurice Ripert as the first Special Envoy in charge of humanitarian affairs for Pakistan.
Faced with sharp increase in student visa applications,Australia is set to tighten its visa policy to ensure bonafide and genuine candidates come to the country for higher studies.
The Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) will supply components to Russia for its Sukhoi range of combat jets for export to third countries.
The Afghan govt came under severe criticism today for attempting to ban media coverage of escalating Taliban violence in case it deters people from voting in tomorrow's elections.
China said computer data had revealed that Rio Tinto employees engaged in extensive spying on the industry.
A govt-commissioned inquiry cleared Kevin Rudd of accusations that he lied to Parliament about giving preferential treatment to a campaign supporter.
A suicide bomber tonight blew himself up at the office of a police emergency response unit in the heart of Pakistan's capital,killing two policeman and injuring four others....
Officials in central China have been told to smoke nearly a quarter million packs of locally made cigarettes annually or risk being fined.
A powerful blast ripped through a bus terminal in the southern Philippines on Monday wounding four people.
Afghanistan warned that Pakistan's deal to allow Taliban to impose Islamic law in part of the country may have dire consequences.
Iranian President said that Tehran is working on manufacturing rockets that can carry satellites.
The Hiroshima District Court on Wednesday repealed the Hiroshima city government's decision not to designate seven plaintiffs as A-bomb survivors.