IAEA to approve nuke agreement with India
Nations setting policy for the International
Atomic Agency IAEA will meet next month to vote on a deal that would
allow UN nuclear monitors to inspect some of India’s nuclear
facilities, the IAEA said.
Nepal search for country’s first President
Nepal’s top political parties remained at odds
Tuesday over who to name the Himalayan nation’s first president
since it was turned into a republic, party officials said.
US lifts offshore drilling ban in symbolic move
US President George W. Bush on Monday lifted a
White House ban on offshore drilling to try to drive down soaring
energy prices, a largely symbolic bid unlikely to have any
short-term impact on high gasoline costs.
World Youth Day festival opens in Sydney
Tens of thousands of Catholic pilgrims from
around the world crammed onto the waterfront of Sydney’s famous
harbor Tuesday, waving flags of their home countries and singing as
they awaited a Mass opening the World Youth Day festival.