Rand Paul rally helped by 2 tea party stalwarts
Democratic NY governor praises tea party movement
Buffalo holds off Bowling Green rally 28-26
WASHINGTON - Thousands of civil rights, environmental and peace activists and union members gathered in Washington Saturday in what was seen as a show of force from the political left one month before congressional elections.
Longtime California political consultant dies
Quotes from Whitman, Brown on housekeeper flap
LONDON - Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf rallied supporters Saturday in the British city of Birmingham, saying he wants to end his London exile and begin efforts to return to power in Pakistan, the BBC reported.
Palestinians back Abbas on settlement slowdown
DC rally shows support for struggling Democrats
GOP’s Whitman blames opponent for housekeeper flap
Netanyahu urges Abbas not to quit peace talks
SEOUL - North Korea Saturday suggested that it would be willing to reopen talks on a joint tourism project with South Korea which has been on hold for two years, the North Korean state news agency KCNA reported.
San Francisco considers banning Happy Meals toys
NEW DELHI - Afghan students in India and popular Afghan restaurants in south Delhi - these are only few examples of the thriving diaspora from the war-ravaged country, who have made a second home in the South Asian giant.
Chicago mayor’s race may be battle of shoe leather
No end in sight to Pakistan-NATO supply standoff
Peace talks come and go, but a settlement grows
McCain to NH vets: Won’t run for president again
Thousands gather in DC in support of Dems agenda
RAMALLAH - The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) agreed Saturday in a meeting in Ramallah that the Palestinian government should stop direct peace talks with Israel if settlement activity continued in the occupied Palestinian territories.
BHUBANESWAR - The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Saturday began a ten-day protest march in Orissa against the central government accusing it of working against the interests of the state.
Fla. Gov. Crist hurt by hits from left, right
Prince Charles in Indian capital for sporting meet
RAMALLAH - The Palestinian leadership decided not to continue peace talks with Israel over a dispute on Jewish settlement policy in the West Bank, a spokesman said Saturday.
ISLAMABAD - The announcement of the launch of a political party by former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf in London has drawn a hostile response back home.
AGARTALA - Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Brinda Karat said here Saturday that the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has forgotten its pre-poll promise and is ignoring the ‘aam aadmi’ (common man).
Dems, GOP recalibrate strategy a month to election
O’Donnell TV appearances began with chance meeting
Palestinians say no talks without settlement curbs
WEST MIDNAPORE - West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said the people who are returning to their homes in this Maoist-affected district would be provided with rice at Rs.2 per kilogram.
Syrian leader: Mideast talks only to help Obama
MUMBAI - Thousands of students and various organisations across Mumbai Saturday remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 141st birth anniversary.
HYDERABAD - The Andhra Pradesh government has initiated the process to withdraw cases against students and others who participated in the agitations for and against separate Telangana state last year, Home Minister Sabita Indra Reddy said Saturday.
Labor, civil rights groups seek to energize base
ALLAHABAD - People paid homage to nation’s former Prime Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri, on his 106th birth anniversary here on Saturday.
China vows to enhance ties with new NK leadership
Abbas consults aides on fate of Mideast talks
NEW DELHI - Visiting Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief Leon Panetta met Home Minister P.Chidambaram here Saturday and discussed the security arrangements for the coming visit of US President Barack Obama and the situation in Afghanistan, official sources said.
CHENNAI - Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala and Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi here Saturday on his 141st birth anniversary.
Kurdish official: lawmakers to discuss al-Maliki
NEW DELHI - President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday led the nation in paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 141st birth anniversary.
Obama to spend weekend at Camp David
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will travel to Camp David on Saturday morning.
ISLAMABAD - In the wake of the recent NATO and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) intrusions into Pakistani territory, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has stated that the government might consider “other options,” if the US-led forces went on with their cross-border air strikes.
Abbas to consult aides on fate of Mideast talks