Kabul, Feb 13, US, British and Afghan troops launched a major offensive early Saturday in the centre of Helmand province, a Taliban stronghold, in a bid to establish the Afghan government’s rule over the country.
Washington/Beijing, Feb 12, US President Barack Obama will meet Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Feb 18 at the White House even as China Friday asked the US to withdraw the decision.
Dhaka, Feb 12, Bangladesh should not have any fears over India’s rise as a superpower as Delhi’s emergence would fetch benefits for Dhaka, US ambassador to Bangladesh James F. Moriarty has said.
Beijing, Feb 12, China Friday asked the US to immediately withdraw a decision to hold a meeting between US President Barack Obama and Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
Washington, Feb 12, Former US president Bill Clinton was hospitalised for chest “discomfort” and underwent a procedure to have two stents placed in one of his coronary arteries, a spokesman said.
Washington, Feb 12, US lawmakers presented a likely deal Thursday on a bipartisan package for reviving job growth after the White House said it expects the US unemployment rate to remain at a quarter-century high of 10 percent for much of the year.
Berlin, Feb 11, The 60th Berlin Film Festival opens with the spotlight likely to be on the latest movie by controversial French-Polish director Roman Polanski, who is at present holed up in his Swiss chalet fighting extradition to the US.
Washington, Feb 10, US space shuttle Endeavour docked with the International Space Station (ISS) Wednesday.
Washington, Feb 10, The US denied Tuesday that the plan to deploy missile-defence systems to Europe was holding up negotiations with Russia on a new nuclear arms reduction treaty.
Washington, Feb 10, First Lady Michelle Obama stepped into the limelight Tuesday to lead a campaign that will seek ways of reducing childhood obesity, which affects nearly one third of children in the US.