23 April 2009 05:00 [Source: ICIS news]
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday Pakistan’s government had abdicated to the Taliban by agreeing to Sharia law in part of the country and that the nation posed a “mortal threat” to world security even as she said the US President Barack Obama’s administration is prepared for tough sanctions against Iran if dialogue fails.
100,000 flee as Lanka, Tigers fight final battle
Thousands more civilians surged out of
Japanese export slump eases to 46% in March
Japan’s export slump eased last month, government data showed on Wednesday, raising hopes that the world’s second largest economy may be through the worst of its deepest recession since World War II.
Khonji meets Sultanate’s honorary consul to
Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) Chairman HE Khalil Bin Abdullah Al Khonji on Wednesday met Shtifania Balogh, the honorary consul of the Sultanate to the
Biggest phase of Indian elections gets underway
Taliban extend hold, advance near
Taliban militants have extended their grip in northwestern
House prices could plunge by 70%: UBS
House prices in
No new updates
No proof of terrorism against IIROSA: Basha
Courts in the
Olmert charged with war crimes
A group of Norwegian lawyers filed a complaint yesterday accusing 10 Israelis of war crimes in
Optimistic growth forecast for UK
Plan to ensure food security on right path
In 2008, food prices were fast-rising in
In a statement released on Wednesday
Austrian festival to host Iran’s Nour Ensemble
The Nour Ensemble from
Tehran, Ankara chambers of industry ink MOU
Ankara Chamber of Industry Chairman Nurettin Özdebir signed an MOU here on Tuesday with Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, and Mines (TCCIM) Chairman Yahya Al-e Es’haq to expand bilateral private sector ties.
SAIPA listed in ME’s 100 top companies
Trapped in 'catastrophic' war zone
Tens of thousands of civilians are stranded under "catastrophic" conditions in
Early lead for ANC in
No new updates
More parties announce electoral lists as elections race intensifies
Jumblatt says his remarks on Maronites were 'unintentional'
Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt said his controversial remarks regarding the Christian confession were "unintentional," and came as part of "a longer and private" discussion with Druze figures.
US and Lebanese officials open Chamber of Commerce
Homes for all vow
Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday urged work on the Shakhoora housing project to be stepped up.
Glittering start to Heritage Festival
Batelco profit up
Batelco had a strong start to the year and managed to post a first-quarter net profit of BD26.3m ($69.8m) on gross revenues that were up 7% to BD83.7m ($222m).
ABC registers net profit of $32m in first quarter
Arab Banking Corp (ABC) has sprung back from a difficult year to post a first quarter profit of $32m.
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