India’s Home Minister offers to resign -TV
Several TV channels said India’s powerful Home
Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram offered to resign on Monday, days
after a document emerged suggesting he failed to stop a
multi-billion dollar telecoms scam that has rocked the government.
Missile targets Afghan president palace
A huge explosion has reportedly taken place near
the presidential palace in Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul,
injuring at least three people.The incident occurred Sunday night
when a missile was reportedly launched from an unidentified
location, targeting the palace. The rocket attack was followed by
gunfire, according to local reports. Other wire reports, however,
have quoted Afghan officials as saying that some shots were heard
from a compound used by the main US spy network, Central
Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Kabul.
US blame game self-defeating -Gillani
Levelling allegations against Pakistan would only
benefit the militants:
The Pakistani prime minister has rejected US
accusations that Islamabad has ties with a militant group that
allegedly launched a recent attack on Western targets in the Afghan
capital of Kabul.Yousaf Raza Gillani said on Saturday that such
leveling such allegations against Pakistan would only benefit the
militants, noting that American claim demonstrated that US policy in
Afghanistan was in “disarray,” AFP reported.
Iran urges more G15 cooperation
To play an important role in international
Iran’s Foreign Minister says member states of
the Group of 15 (G15), which make up one-third of the population of
the world, must increase economic cooperation.To revive cooperation
within the G15, Iran is planning two meetings on the ‘management of
water resources’ and ‘renewable energies’…to increase cooperation,”
Ali Akbar Salehi said on Sunday.