UN Chief urges Japan to take lead on tackling climate change
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged Japan
Sunday to take a greater lead in the fight against climate change,
as the nation prepares to host next month’s Group of Eight summit.
More than 200 injured in S. Korea beef protests
South Korean police clashed violently with
protesters opposing US beef imports here Sunday, leaving more than
200 people injured, officials and witnesses said.
Congress party told to prepare for elections
The leader of India’s ruling Congress party,
Sonia Gandhi, has asked senior members to prepare for elections, her
party said Sunday, indicating the possibility of early polls.