Yemeni opposition, Saleh reach deal
Wed, 18 May 2011 11:06:04 GMT
Yemen's opposition and President Ali Abdullah Saleh have agreed to sign a deal proposed by the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC), intended to end the months-long crisis in the country.
Blast hits Pakistan Quetta amid violence
Wed, 18 May 2011 08:43:00 GMT
Amid escalating violence in Pakistan, a loud explosion has been heard in Pakistan's Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province, hours after gunmen killed at least five people in the city.
Irish greet Elizabeth II with protests
Wed, 18 May 2011 10:13:48 GMT
Hundreds of protestors in Ireland greeted Queen Elizabeth II upon her arrival in Dublin with slogans against the British rule on Northern Ireland and in favor of a united Ireland.
Iran FM: Bushehr plant operational
Wed, 18 May 2011 09:02:05 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has emphasized safety at Bushehr power plant in southern Iran, saying the country's sole nuclear plant has become operational.