Archive of 5 June 2011

Yemenis celebrate Saleh departure, hope is final

SANAA: Thousands of democracy activists sang and danced in the streets of Yemen's capital on Sunday, celebrating the departure of President Ali Abdullah Saleh and...

Afridi returns home hoping for ‘justice’

KARACHI: Thousands of cheering fans greeted former captain Shahid Afridi as he returned home on Sunday hoping to "get justice" in his battle with the...

IMF to lend Egypt $3bn: ministry

CAIRO: The International Monetary Fund has granted Egypt a loan of three billion dollars over 12 months to help put its economy back on track,...

Bean sprouts might be responsible for bacteria: officials

HANOVER: Bean sprouts from the German state of Lower-Saxony are suspected of being the source of the deadly E. coli outbreak which has killed 22...

CNPC, Iraq award $174mn Halfaya contract to China co

KHOUR ABDULLAH, Iraq: Iraq, China National Petroleum Company and their partners in the southern Halfaya oilfield have awarded a $174 million contract to China Petroleum...

PM pledges to control price hike, electricity shortage

MULTAN: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Sunday said the PPP-led government would control price hike and energy crisis. Addressing a workers convention at the...

Syria says 14 dead as Israel opens fire on Golan

MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights: Israeli troops opened fire on Sunday as protesters from Syria stormed a ceasefire line in the occupied Golan Heights, with...

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