Saudi King Salman calls for others not to interfere in kingdom| Reuters
Feb 07, 2016 at 21:45 | Source:
RIYADH Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Sunday called on other countries not to interfere in the kingdom's internal affairs in what appeared to be a rebuke to Riyadh's main foe Iran, which it accuses of attempting to stir unrest. "It is our right t...
Several dual citizens in Iran face espionage charges - official| Reuters
Feb 07, 2016 at 21:15 | Source:
DUBAI There are several detained dual citizens in Iran, most of whom face espionage charges, the judiciary spokesman was quoted as saying on Sunday, although he did not give details of any individual cases.The comments come after an Iranian-British ...
Syria says any foreign aggressors will go home in coffins| Reuters
Feb 07, 2016 at 00:15 | Source:
BEIRUT Syria will resist any ground incursion into its territory and send the aggressors home "in coffins", its foreign minister said on Saturday, in comments clearly aimed at Sunni Arab countries that have said they were ready to join such...
Indian football team climbs one place to 162 in latest FIFA rankings
Feb 05, 2016 at 09:33 | Source:
New Delhi: The Indian football team has climbed one place to be 162nd in the latest rankings released today by world football's governing body FIFA.India currently have 139 points.India gained three spots from 166th to 163rd after winning the South A...
UN Panel rules in WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's favour: Reports
Feb 04, 2016 at 17:39 | Source:
After,WikiLeaks founder JulianAssangesaid he could turn himself over to British police on Friday, more than three years after seeking refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the UN Panel ruled in favour of Assange reports BBC.Assange had said tha...
India's KIOCL considers building iron ore plants in Iran| Reuters
Feb 04, 2016 at 00:30 | Source:
NEW DELHI/MANILA State-run company KIOCL is considering building an iron ore pellet complex in Iran at a cost of about $59 million and is in talks to sell more than 2 million tonnes of the steelmaking raw material to the Gulf country now free from tr...
Rouhani vows to ensure fair elections in Iran| Reuters
Feb 02, 2016 at 23:46 | Source:
DUBAI Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday he would do everything in his power to ensure free and fair elections on Feb. 26, after the hardline establishment disqualified large numbers of candidates."There should be no doubts in anyo...
Factbox: India switching to large-scale food imports| Reuters
Feb 02, 2016 at 08:30 | Source:
NEW DELHI Two consecutive droughts and untimely rains last year have cut India's farm output, pushing many farmers to destitution. Lower prices in local markets and a rout in global commodities have aggravated their woes.As a result, India has resume...
Israelis near Gaza fear Hamas is tunnelling beneath them| Reuters
Feb 02, 2016 at 03:31 | Source:
PRI GAN, Israel/GAZA Nissim Hakmon and his neighbours say they hear banging and clattering at night. They are convinced it can only mean one thing: Hamas is tunneling under their homes from Gaza and will one day emerge, guns blazing, to attack or kid...