Day: October 3, 2011

Car Sales Jumped in September

DETROIT — General Motors, Ford Motor and Chrysler on Monday said their sales in the United States rose last month, signaling that the auto industry was a bright spot amid the nation’s economic uncertainty. Chrysler reported the biggest gain, 27 percent, while G.M. sales were up 20 percent and Ford’s […]

Sunni Tehreek’s protest against Qadri verdict turns violent

Source/Credit: The Express Tribune LAHORE: Members of the Sunni Tehreek clashed with police at the Mall Road on Monday, while protesting against Mumtaz Qadri’s death sentence in Lahore, reported Express 24/7. Sunni Tehreek, which is a part of Tahaffuz Namoos-i-Risalat Mahaz— a wing consisting of eight different religious groups— started the protest march from […]

Haqqani network denies links to ISI: BBC

Credit/Source: The Express Tribune KABUL: The operational leader of Taliban-allied militant group the Haqqani network denied any recent links between his network and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), in an interview with the BBC released on Monday. Sirajuddin Haqqani also denied that the network killed Afghan peace envoy Burhanuddin Rabbani Haqqani said the […]

Putin and Medvedev forever

If United Russia Party wins the parliamentary elections, and if opposition parties do not nominate a worthy candidate, then the country will have a new government and the new president during the upcoming six years. The intrigue with the presidential election in Russia has been unveiled. The scenarios of election […]

Indian president pays state visit to Switzerland

The Swiss government is hosting Indian President Pratibha Patil in the capital Bern for talks on boosting bilateral relations, including financial and research cooperation. During the two-day visit Patil will be received by the entire cabinet, including President and Foreign Minister Micheline Calmy-Rey, and will travel to the Lake Geneva […]

Palestinians unhappy with envoy Tony Blair

By NIDAL AL-MUGHRABI | REUTERS ARABNEWS GAZA: Palestinian officials are going public with long-whispered complaints that international Middle East peace envoy Tony Blair, the former British prime minister, is biased toward Israel. Unofficial suggestions that Blair should now be replaced coincide with a Palestinian drive to secure membership of the […]