UNESCO expands World Heritage Site list
A silver mine in Japan, rock carvings in Namibia
and the Sydney Opera House were among places added to the list of
World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, the UN’s culture organisation.
Brown’s first cabinet wins plaudits
New British Prime Minister Gordon Brown won
plaudits on Friday for his first cabinet since taking over from his
predecessor Tony Blair.
Pakistan rules out early elections
Pakistan’s government Thursday ruled out holding
early elections amid growing speculation that a crisis over
President Pervez Musharraf’s ouster of the chief justice could force