Sunday, October 20, 2013
DAWN

Shutdown widened Republican Party rift

WASHINGTON: A rift within the Republican Party is widening in the aftermath of its clear defeat in the budget-debt...

Fewer drones, more partners needed in wars of the future

THE use of drone strikes against terrorist targets has become one of the most controversial aspects of President...

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Egypt’s stolen history

EGYPT’S future lies in its history, particularly its archaeological history. For hundreds of years the mystery and...

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Executives in Asia top global pay league

EXECUTIVES in the Asia-Pacific region are earning the highest base salaries in the world, driven partly by employers...

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Police stop Maldives elections; India expresses concern

MALE, Oct 19: Police in the Maldives forced the postponement of Saturday’s presidential polls, declaring the vote...

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Mayor of Chinese city fired for corruption

SHANGHAI, Oct 19: The mayor of the Chinese city of Nanjing has been removed from his post for corruption, state ...

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Lankan army refutes allegations by HR bodies

COLOMBO, Oct 19: Backed by statistics, the Sri Lankan military has denied allegations by international human rights...

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Berlusconi barred from politics for another two years

ROME, Oct 19: An Italian court ordered former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi barred from parliament and elections...

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India frames charges against 33 crew of US ship

CHENNAI, Oct 19: India has charged 33 men aboard an armed ship operated by a US maritime security firm for failing ...

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New York man arrested on terror charges

NEW YORK, Oct 19: A Long Island (New York) man was arrested on Friday after investigators say he attempted to travel...

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Roma schoolgirl rejects French president’s offer

PARIS, Oct 19: French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday a Roma schoolgirl whose controversial deportation...

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Titanic violin sells for $1.45m at auction

LONDON, Oct 19: A violin believed to have played on the Titanic before the doomed vessel sank beneath the waves has...

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