BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — When the presidents of 10 countries gather today to map out their strategy for the security of Central Asia, there will be one major player conspicuously missing: the United States.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India celebrated the 60th anniversary of its independence from British rule today in a triumphant mood, with many here feeling the country is finally taking its rightful place as a major global player.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India is free to keep developing and testing nuclear weapons under its much-touted atomic cooperation pact with the United States, the country's prime minister said yesterday, defending the deal in front of lawmakers who noisily demanded it be scrapped.
Much of the world is getting over the fear of terrorism engendered by the September 11 attacks in the United States, according to a private annual survey aimed at assessing the mood of the world's population.
NEW DELHI (AP) India is free to test nuclear weapons under a much-touted nuclear deal with the United States, the country's prime minister said today as lawmakers opposed to the pact noisily demanded the agreement be scrapped.
BAGHDAD — Years of economic-policy mistakes after the fall of dictator Saddam Hussein left unemployed young Iraqis easy targets for recruitment by al Qaeda and other insurgents, a U.S. Defense Department official said yesterday.
Something rather odd happened the other day. If you go to NASA's Web site and look at the "U.S. surface air temperature" rankings for the Lower 48 states, you might notice something has changed.
Ill wind blows
The wily leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-il, appears to have taken a giant step toward getting his nation accepted as a nuclear weapons state.