Niamey(Niger), Feb 19, The fate of Nigerien President Mamadou Tandja remained unclear Thursday after the presidential palace in the capital Niamey came under attack in a coup attempt.
Cairo, Feb 19, Nearly half of Egypt’s children live on less than $2 a day, a new study by Unicef, the UN agency for children, said in a report published Thursday.
London, Feb 18, Hollywood star Pierce Brosnan closely studied former British Prime Minister Tony Blair to perfect his role as a politician in the new film “The Ghost Writer”.
London, Feb 18, Young mothers are turning their backs on high-powered careers to raise their children, a media report said Thursday citing a study.
London, Feb 18, Women with breast cancer who take aspirin at least twice a week can more than double their chance of survival, a media report said citing researchers.
Washington, Feb 18, Intra-regional trade in South Asia could increase from $5 billion to $20 billion and trade between India and Pakistan could jump from $1 billion to $9 billion if trade restrictions are removed, according to a new World Bank report.
Kathmandu, Feb 18, During his lifetime he had wished to visit Nepal and Tibet twice but failed to do so. But now, in his 148th birth anniversary year, Swami Vivekananda, one of India’s most progressive monks who preached the religion of service to mankind, will reach out to the Himalayan republic, thanks to the efforts of a diehard disciple.
Washington, Feb 18, A magnitude 6.7 earthquake Thursday struck the border region of China, Russia and North Korea, Xinhua reported.
Washington, Feb 18, US President Barack Obama was to hold a long-awaited meeting Thursday with Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, rebutting China’s threats that the encounter would further harm ties between the two powers.