One killed as Indian troops fire shots in Kashmir
INDIA: One person was killed yesterday after
Indian troops in Kashmir fired shots and tear gas to stop thousands
of Muslims marching to the Pakistani part of the divided region,
Oil prices rise near 117 dollars as Georgia conflict halts
LONDON: Crude prices rose on Monday, nearing 117
dollars a barrel, after oil exports normally carried out via
Georgian ports were halted over the weekend owing to an escalation
in fighting between Georgia and Russia.
Thaksin says he will not return to Thailand
BANGKOK: Ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra said
Monday he would not return to Thailand to face graft charges but
will instead remain in exile in Britain, blaming political
interference in the justice system.