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  • Obama says ‘no greater threat to planet than climate change’

    WASHINGTON, April 18- US President Barack Obama said Saturday that climate change poses the world's biggest single threat. "Today, there's no greater threat to our planet than climate change," Obama said in his weekly address, which had an environmental theme to mark Earth... Read more

  • Iran presents Yemen peace plan to UN

    SANAA, April 18- Iran presented a four-point peace plan for Yemen to UN chief Ban Ki moon, demanding international action to end the "senseless" Saudi led air campaign against rebels backed by Tehran. Saudi Arabia, for its part, responded swiftly to a UN aid appeal for... Read more

  • Suicide bomber kills 33 outside Afghan bank

    JALALABAD, , APRIL 18- A suicide bomber killed at least 33 people and wounded 100 others in an attack Saturday outside a bank in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, according to officials. "Thirty three dead bodies and more than 100 wounded were brought to the hospital,"... Read more

  • UN warns of Burundi election violence

    UNITED NATIONS, APRIL 18-The UN Security Council warned that upcoming elections in Burundi could turn violent and vowed to take action against those who are fomenting unrest. The 15 member council called on the government and the opposition to refrain from acts of violence... Read more

  • Tibetan man self-immolates in China

    China, Apr 17 - A Tibetan man has burned himself to death in China, a rights group and media said, the second such protest reported against Beijing's policies in the region in two weeks. Nei Kyab, believed to be in his 40s, set himself ablaze on Wednesday in a Tibetan-populated... Read more

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