COLOMBO - A Sri Lanakan minister and his supporters demonstrated Friday outside the British High Commission in Colombo against a London protest rally which led to the cancellation of a public appearance by President Mahinda Rajapaska.
NEW DELHI - The government Friday rushed through some financial bills and other papers in parliament before both houses were again adjourned till afternoon as an adamant opposition stuck to its demand for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into the controversial 2G spectrum allotment.
LONDON - Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown was written off a year into his term by the United States, who mocked his 'abysmal track record' and treated his international initiatives with disdain, according to classified US diplomatic cables released by whistleblower website Wikileaks.
ISLAMABAD - Denying the statement in a cable released by WikiLeaks that former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was under a ten-year ban on taking part in politics, the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) has issued a detailed "fact-sheet" highlighting various political activities in which Sharif had participated during his days in exile.
ISLAMABAD - During his exile, former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had promised the Saudis not to engage in any political activity, but he violated his commitment much to their disappointment, a diplomatic cable unveiled by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks has revealed.
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