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2005-10-29 13:25:39

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three powerful bombs tore through New Delhi markets packed with families and shoppers on Saturday ahead of the biggest Hindu and Muslim festivals of the year, killing more than 50 people and wounding scores. Charred bodies, blood, glass and smoking debris littered the scenes as rescuers frantically pulled out the dead and injured while thousands of shocked survivors milled around trying to find out what had happened to missing relatives. The...

2005-10-29 11:29:44

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three powerful bombs ripped through New Delhi markets packed with families and shoppers on Saturday ahead of the biggest Hindu and Muslim festivals of the year, killing dozens and wounding scores more. Charred bodies, blood, glass and smoking debris littered the scenes as rescuers frantically pulled out the dead and injured while thousands of survivors milled around in shock trying to find out what had happened to missing relatives. The blasts...

2005-10-29 11:16:54

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Three powerful bombs ripped through New Delhi markets packed with families and shoppers on Saturday ahead of the biggest Hindu and Muslim festivals of the year, killing dozens and wounding scores more. Charred bodies, blood, glass and smoking debris littered the scenes as rescuers frantically pulled out the dead and injured while thousands of survivors milled around in shock trying to find out what had happened to missing relatives. The blasts...

2005-10-20 02:35:41

By Y.P. Rajesh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A top U.S. official arrives in India on Thursday to push a landmark nuclear deal between the two nations, but the talks face likely hurdles over New Delhi's need for fresh reassurances from Washington. India is concerned Washington could be moving the goalposts on the deal agreed in July and would take this up at Friday's talks with U.S. Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns, Indian officials said. "The devil is beginning to show in the...

2005-10-18 17:03:02

By Carol Giacomo WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration is confident Congress will approve a sweeping new U.S. nuclear deal with India before a summit in early 2006, Undersecretary of State R. Nicholas Burns said on Tuesday. Burns, speaking shortly before leaving on a visit to New Delhi, said the chances had been improved by India's recent vote in support of a U.S.-European resolution at the International Atomic Energy Agency faulting Iran's nuclear activities. His optimism...

2005-10-02 10:18:44

By Aamir Ashraf ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Indian Foreign Minister Natwar Singh said on Sunday his second visit to Pakistan in eight months reflected the positive momentum in relations between the two countries. Singh will meet his Pakistani counterpart, Khursheed Mehmood Kasuri, on Monday and while the nuclear-armed neighbors are expected to sign two agreements on security cooperation no breakthrough in their tentative peace process is expected. "This frequency of high level visits...

2005-09-29 02:31:12

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The foreign ministers of Pakistan and India will meet next week to try to smooth over a rough patch in a slow-moving peace process, but they are not expected to initiate any breakthrough, analysts said. The talks follow a meeting between Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New York this month which ended without any major announcement or concrete initiatives, as many had expected. Even before that...

2005-09-15 04:36:50

By Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The leaders of India and Pakistan vowed to pursue a sluggish peace process but analysts said their meeting in New York appeared to have made little, if any, progress. The nuclear-armed neighbors issued a joint statement after Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf held a meeting late on Wednesday night on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly session. "The two leaders ... reiterated their pledge not to...

2005-09-15 01:32:07

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - South Asian rivals India and Pakistan have agreed they would not let terrorism impede their peace process and remained committed to a peaceful resolution of all disputes, including Kashmir. The nuclear-armed neighbors issued a joint statement after Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf held a late night meeting on Wednesday on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York. "The two leaders ... reiterated their...

2005-09-14 04:39:26

By Y.P. Rajesh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's rapidly expanding relations with the United States are being threatened by its links with Iran, and New Delhi is being forced to choose between its two allies, officials and analysts said on Wednesday. And it has less than a week to decide. U.S. President George W. Bush raised concerns about India's position over Iran during talks on Tuesday with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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