By RIA Novosti
Washington : United States Senator Wayne Allard has called for interceptor missiles to be deployed on satellites in permanent orbit, so that the U.S. can rapidly respond to threats anywhere on Earth.
By RIA Novosti
Moscow : Changes in Russia's electoral system and democratic reforms are vital for the country's development, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said.
His comments came in the wake of Kremlin-backed Dmitry Medvedev's landslide victory in Sunday's presidential elections that were marred by criticisms from opposition leaders and the Western monitors.
By RIA Novosti
Moscow : Russian natural gas giant Gazprom announced Tuesday it would reduce gas supplies to Ukraine by another 25 percent to halve the supplies from the normal level due to an unresolved dispute over the country's debt.
Kathmandu : Bodies of 12 persons, killed in Monday's crash of a helicopter of the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) in Ramechhap district in eastern Nepal, have been recovered, the home ministry said Tuesday.
Ten of the 12 bodies were mutilated beyond recognition, said the ministry in a press release.
New York : Those opposed to nuclear power because of problems related to the disposal of radioactive waste can now breathe easy - scientists have found a substance to do the cleaning up.
Chemists at Northwestern University have identified metal sulphide materials as a possible source for nuclear waste removal.
Toronto : Forty-five percent of Canadians surveyed in a poll want the government to apologise to Air India victims for the 1985 bombing that killed 329 people on Kanishka Flight 182 from Toronto to New Delhi.
In a survey by Angus Reid Strategies, about 30 percent respondents opposed any apology at all. The survey was carried out last month in which 1,085 people were interviewed.
Brisbane (ANTARA News) - Timor Leste President Jose Ramos Horta has forgiven Alfredo Reinado, the rebel officer who was killed while leading an attack to assassinate him in Dili last February 11, Timor Leste`s Acting President Fernando `Lasama` de Araujo said.
UNITED NATIONS, Mar 2 (APP): The UN Security Council, meeting in the wake of Saturday’s deadly Israel attack on Gaza that killed more than 50 Palestinians, called early Sunday for an immediate end to violence between Israel and the Palestinians.
AKRON, Ohio (AFP) - Hillary Clinton's camp vowed Sunday she will resist calls to abandon the White House trail after pivotal nominating contests in Ohio and Texas, where rival Barack Obama hopes to land a knockout.
Berlin : Jewish culture in Germany is being given a boost with an extensive makeover of the Old Synagogue in the industrial Ruhr region city of Essen.
More than seven million euros ($10 million) are being pumped into the refurbishment of the 95-year-old building so it can be ready by 2010 when Essen becomes Europe's capital of culture.