Pro-Gaddafi forces bombard oil facilities in Ras Lanuf

2011-03-11 20:52:50

Troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi launched on Friday another bombardment against oil facilities in the eastern town of Ras Lanuf, Al-Jazeera news network reported.

Countries reject military intervention in Libya

2011-03-11 13:26:02

Many countries in the world on Thursday voiced their opposition to any military intervention in unrest-torn Libya amid increasing calls for enforcing a no-fly zone over the North African country.

Fight Somalia pirates on land, China tells the UN

2011-03-11 10:45:35

China has called for greater "political, economic and judicial" ways to combat the land-based origins of piracy in Somalia.

Libyan govt claims to regain Bin Jawad, Ras Lanuf

2011-03-11 10:17:39

The Libyan government troops has gained the control of east cities of Bin Jawad and Ras Lanuf, a senior diplomat said at a regular news briefing on Thursday night.

Gadhafi, rebels battle on military, diplomatic fronts

2011-03-11 08:01:36

Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi and rebels seeking his downfall were on Thursday battling each other on the military and diplomatic fronts, as oil facilities came under attack on the eastern front.

Libya engulfed in civil war as casualties rise

2011-03-10 20:26:22

Libya has descended into civil war with increasing numbers of wounded civilians arriving in hospitals in eastern cities, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday.

DPRK urges end to Cold War remains in NE Asia

2011-03-10 16:33:41

A leading Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) newspaper on Thursday urged the US to eliminate the remains of the Cold War in northeast Asia for the sake of peace and stability.

Anti-Taliban group abolished after attack

2011-03-10 15:20:10

An anti-Taliban "Lashkar" or army was abolished after a militant struck funeral of the widow of one of its member near the outskirts of Pakistani northwestern city of Peshawar, which killed 37 people and injured more than 50 on Wednesday.

Thai PM hopes Thai-Cambodian talks to ease tension

2011-03-09 16:50:19

Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva hoped Wednesday the Thai-Cambodian Joint Border Commission (JBC) meeting to be held in Indonesia later this month will ease tension on the border between the two countries.  

Taliban responsible for suicide blast in Pakistan

2011-03-09 16:00:46

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan ( Pakistan Taliban) claimed the responsibility for Wednesday morning's suicide blast at a funeral that has so far reportedly claimed 30 lives and injured more than 40 others in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar.

Paris court postpones trial of ex-President Chirac

2011-03-09 08:59:05

Paris criminal court announced Tuesday that it will postpone the trial of former French President Jacques Chirac to June, sparing over two months to decide whether the former leader was guilty in the "fake jobs" affair dated back to the 1990s.

Protests soar over Yemen

2011-03-09 07:52:55

As anti-government protests continued rattling Yemen amid tightened security, the UNICEF on Tuesday warned against risks of attacking schools and pushing students in political wrangling.