International News Archive - July 23, 2008

By Andrew Buncombe THE HISTORIC nuclear deal between India and America is set to proceed after the Indian government survived a bitterly-fought vote of confidence, despite dramatic last-minute allegations of bribery by opposition MPs.

World News IN BRIEF *Pretoria Zimbabwe's ruling party and the opposition MDC began negotiations yesterdayon a power-sharing deal that could end the political crisis in the country.

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, 23 July: Five South Koreans held hostage in Mexico were freed Wednesday [23 July](KST), a Foreign Ministry official in Seoul said, following joint efforts by the two governments to secure their release.

CHICAGO _ Over the past decade, as borders and barriers across an increasingly integrated Europe seemingly fell with each passing day, new ones were being constructed around Serbia.

The United States says it looks forward to working with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government on the still-hanging Indo-U.S. civilian nuclear deal. U.S.

BELGRADE, Serbia - Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, accused architect of massacres making him one of the world's top war crimes fugitives, was arrested Monday evening in a raid that ended a near 13-year manhunt, the country's president and the U.N. tribunal said. Mr.

THE arrest of Radovan Karadzic, after 13 years on the run, will not bring total closure to the horror story that was the Balkans during the 1990s, but it is a start.

By Lindsay McIntosh IN A private clinic deep in the sprawling concrete suburb of Novi (New) Belgrade, Dr Dragan Dabic was accepted unquestioningly as a quiet, softly spoken practitioner of alternative medicine.

At 0619 gmt the Iranian television started a live broadcast of a speech of Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinezhad in the city of Yasuj in South Western Iran. The speech was delivered on the occasion of his trip to the province of Kohkiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad.

A bomb struck a military vehicle in Afghanistan's Helmand province, killing a British soldier and injuring two others, the defense ministry said Wednesday. The incident in Kajaki brought to 111 the number of British soldiers killed in Afghanistan, Sky News reported.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.