|In Myanmar Outpost, a Fading Orwellian Link|
KATHA, Myanmar ? George Orwell created his first novel ... A landscape of low-lying scrub and plantings of new rubber trees testifies to that. The sublime wild orchids of Orwell?s period ? nestled in tree trunks, hanging from eaves ...
13 Pakistani Police Officers Killed in Blast in Restive Region
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan ? At least 13 police officers were killed on Thursday morning when a powerful remote-controlled bomb ripped through a police truck in southwestern Pakistan, officials said. At least 17 others were injured. The attack, which ...
European Stocks Decline for Second Day; Raiffeisen Bank Retreats
European stocks declined for a second day, after the Stoxx Europe 600 Index yesterday dropped the most in 10 months, as investors awaited data on U.S. durable-goods orders. U.S. index futures and Asian shares also fell. Raiffeisen Bank ...
Father of Chechen shot by FBI says he thinks son was tortured
Todashev had met the Tsarnaevs when he travelled to the United States to improve his English, said his father, who works in the mayor's office in Chechnya's main city of Grozny and is said to be on close terms with regional leader Ramzan Kadyrov.
WHO: Scientific red tape mars efforts vs. virus
Indonesia has previously refused to share samples of the bird flu virus that has been seen in Southeast Asia for several years. That country claimed vaccines made from those samples would be too expensive for developing countries to afford.
Milnaa.com Re-launches as India's Premier Communications, Media and Entertainment Destination
MUMBAI, India, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Milnaa Media Pvt. Ltd. recently re-launched Milnaa.com as a comprehensive communication, social-business media and entertainment hub. The site has a new user ...
India, US to focus on role of web in spreading terror
Washington, May 23 -- India and the US on Tuesday said their counter-terrorism cooperation will include a new focus on the role of internet in the recruitment and facilitation of terrorist attacks. A joint communique issued after a meeting between Indian and US officials said the two countries will share information and best practices in responding to the new threat. The communique didn't ...
Google India Slashes Apps Pricing By 45 Percent
New and existing customers in India will now pay Rs 150 per user per month, or Rs 1,500 per user per year for the Google Apps
With wary eye on the U.S., China courts India
By Frank Jack Daniel and Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, smiling and effusive, was out to smooth ruffled feathers in India this week, promising to ease tensions and increase trade between Asia's fastest growing economies in his first trip overseas since taking office. "China will make your dream come true," Li told a banquet hall filled with Chinese and ...