By Eliswan AzlyJakarta, Aug 2 (ANTARA) - The Indonesian government pushes for Islamic world solidarity to improve the life of moslems in the world and to prevent conflicts.
TOKYO, Aug. 2 Kyodo - As the world marks the 63rd anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, prominent American scholars and analysts are worried about the fading memory of the bombings but offer guarded optimism about a future free of nuclear weapons.
TOKYO, Aug. 2 Kyodo - Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda on Friday selected strong advocates of a consumption tax hike as his new economic ministers in what may be his last opportunity to lift a languishing economy and a hugely unpopular government.
Houston, July 31 (PTI) - A popular online wordgame created by two Calcutta-based brothers has been yanked off the social networking website, Facebook, from its US and Canadian versions,a week after a lawsuit was filed against the siblingsby an American toymaker that owns the rights to Scrabble.
TOKYO, July 31 Kyodo - As Japan waits for Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda to make a decision, possibly as early as Thursday, on reshuffling his Cabinet, foreign diplomacy has effectively been halted as overseas trips by ministers are put on hold.
Jakarta, July 30 (ANTARA) - A little girl beggar about seven years old wearing a black dress and holding her younger sister, came to me, tugging at my shirt. "Sir, please give me some money?" she asked.
MOSCOW, July 29 - Continuing growth of prices for jet fuel may bring about a closure of 50 or so percent Russian airlines, experts say.
Melbourne, July 28 (PTI) The truth behind the bungled case of Indian doctor Mohammad Haneef, wrongly accused on terror charges in Australia, may never come to light as the head of a government-ordered inquiry Monday said much of the "sensitive" evidence before it cannot be made public as itcould
By Andi AbdussalamJakarta, July 27 (ANTARA) - State-owned oil company, Pertamina, is preparing itself to face auditors tasked to investigate alleged misappropriations in the country's oil business.
Kathmandu, July 26 (PTI) - With the inter-party wranglings delaying formation of a new government in Nepal, caretaker Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala will represent thecountry at the next week's SAARC Summit in Colombo.