A new deal was signed in Cairo on Wednesday between the two rival groups of Palestine -- Fatah and Hamas -- ending four years of enmity.
In an opinion piece in the Washington Post, Zardari said his country was perhaps the world's greatest victim of terrorism.
The operation that led to the killing of the world's most-wanted terrorist Osama Bin-Laden was almost nine-month old but surprised many all over the world with its sudden but successful outcome.
Al-Qaeda founder and leader Osama Bin Laden has been killed by US forces, President Barack Obama announced.
Osama bin-Laden is dead: Obama to announce it officially soon
The Syrian ruling Ba'ath party saw one of its rare signs of dissidence with more than 200 members quitting ranks over the firing on people in which 35 people were killed, taking the toll to nearly 500 so far.
al Qaeda had warned to set off a “nuclear hellstorm” if Osama bin Laden is ever captured or killed.
Thousands of devotees, some of them politicians, cricket players and Bollywood stars, thronged Puttaparthi to see the body of Indian spiritual guru Sathya Sai Baba who passed away on Sunday morning at 6.40 am.
Last Supper was on Wednesday, not Thursday, challenges Cambridge professor Sir Colin J. Humphreys, a physicist from Cambridge University saying there are inconsistencies in the gospel accounts of Jesus's final week and he uses his knowledge of physics to reconstruct the truth.
Potential Church said it will celebrate Easter with over 40 services in 4 days. The church plans to kick off Easter with 7 services on Good Friday and 6 services on Glorious Saturday.
At least 18 people were killed so far in southern Guangdong province in China as hailstorms and high-speed winds swept the region
A suicide bomber detonated explosives in a crowded mosque during Friday prayers injuring more than 26 people in the town of Cirebon, western Java.
Starting April 3, just after the Fools Day messages, Twitter this week gave more than the expected momentum to some top news which would have missed the limelight had Twitter been not there.
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit Japan at 11:32 p.m. local time on Thursday in the same area as the initial March 11 9.0-magnitude earthquake killing two people and injuring more than 100in the northeastern Japan.
Another massive earthquake measuring 7.4 on Richter hit Japan with the epicenter about 250 miles from Tokyo.
Google, Facebook and Youtube rank as first, second and third in web globalization, says a report from research firm Common Sense Advisory.
India's social activist Anna Hazare is on indefinite fast from Tuesday against corruption. India was ranked 87 among 178 countries in Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index for 2010, mainly owing to growing series scandals related to corruption in holding Commonwealth Games and in the distribution of 2G spectrum involving the top minister.
Google has a crisis response team working round the clock monitoring the emergencies and coming out with unique applications to cater the affected people anywhere in the world. Person finder was launched within 72 hours of earthquake hitting Haiti. For New Zealand it didn’t take more than three hours, and for Japan, it was just two hours.
The burning of a copy of the holy book Koran in the U.S. continues to trigger protests in the northern Afghan province o Kandahar, with more than 10 people, including seven UN staff, killed here so far over the incident.
U.S. forces will significantly dilute their role in Libya though they played crucial role in the first phase of Operation Odyssey Dawn, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told the House Armed Services Committee.
All eyes are now riveted on the upcoming Wednesday’s key semi-final tie between India and Pakistan in the tenth edition of the World Cup Cricket tournament to be played in the north Indian city of Mohali.
The Indian government on Monday released new tiger population numbers at 1,706, an increase of 295 in the last four years. India has half of the world’s remaining wild tigers population and the decline in their numbers has been alarmingly high in the last five decades.
Blasts in an ammunition factory in the southern Yemeni town of Jaar killed 70 people and injured more than a hundred, said initial reports.
The Libyan rebels’ ragtag army, which has a few seasoned officers and defectors from Gaddafi’s army, is functioning notwithstanding the fact it is a bit unorganized without much training and a chain of compound. In a revelation of sorts, Libyan rebel commander Abdel-Hakim al-Hasidi told the Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore recently that he had about 25 men from the Derna area in Iraq who had some links with the global terror outfit al Qaeda.
The symbolic action of turning lights out for an hour in an expression of concern for the environment is in the process of being officially observed in thousands of communities across 134 countries and territories on Australia, Asia, Africa and Europe.
Lights being turned off in homes, businesses and public buildings in Fiji and New Zealand at 8:30 PM local time marked the commencement of Earth Hour 2011, with widespread endorsement of the message that the world and its environment need commitments for action going “beyond the hour”.
At 8:30 PM on Saturday 26th March 2011, lights will switch off around the globe for Earth Hour and people will commit to actions that go beyond the hour.
A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake killed at least 26 people in Tali village in north-east Myanmar on Thursday night, while one woman was reported to have died in Thailand, reports say.
Japan's chief cabinet secretary Yukio Edano said abnormal amounts of radiation were found in spinach and milk in Fukushima and Ibaraki prefectures.
Foreign missions in Tokyo have pressed the alarm button and asked their citizens living in the vicinity of Tohoku Daiichi nuclear plant to stay clear while some of them are planning evacuation of their citizens from Japan, if required.