IMF calls for urgent action to help crisis-hit poorest countries
US: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Monday
called on the international community to act urgently and generously
to avoid the potentially devastating effects of the current
financial crisis on the most vulnerable countries.
Failure not an option' in terror war -Pakistani President
US: "Failure is not an option" in Pakistan's
battle against terrorism, President Asif Ali Zardari said in an
op-ed piece published in Wednesday's Wall Street Journal.
Iran to hold own global summit to aid Gaza, Palestinians
IRAN: Iran was to begin a two-day international
conference yesterday to help rebuild the Gaza Strip and support the
Palestinians, just days after a global donors meeting in Egypt.