Yazid Sabeg says an ‘entire fringe sector feels discriminated against’ France is for the first time launching a commission to investigate ways of measuring the country’s ethnic make-up. The commission is being set up by President Nicolas Sarkozy’s adviser on tackling discrimination, Yazid Sabeg. Mr Sabeg said it was "essential to measure how effective […]
President Barack Obama has said that the US must have an "exit strategy" in Afghanistan, even as Washington sends more troops to fight Taleban militants. He was speaking in a CBS interview, as the White House prepares to unveil a comprehensive strategy for Afghanistan. Mr Obama said preventing attacks against the US remained its "central […]
A cargo plane has crash-landed and burst into flames near Tokyo. The accident happened as the plane landed at Narita international airport from Guangzhou in China. Japan’s NHK public broadcaster showed a dramatic footage of the plane landing, bouncing and then bursting into flames on Monday morning local time. A pilot and co-pilot were reportedly […]
A plane has crashed in the northern US state of Montana, aviation officials say, with reports of some fatalities. US news reports said a small plane crashed as it approached the airport in the town of Butte. A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) spokesman told the AP news agency that 17 people had been killed, with […]
A man has been bludgeoned to death by a group of Australian motorcycle gang members in full view of dozens of people at Sydney airport. Witnesses described bikers swinging poles "like swords" at each other’s heads as the brawl spilled over two floors of Sydney’s domestic terminal. Four suspects have been arrested and the others […]
India wins first test against Newzealand by an innings and 39 runs. Harbhajan singh 6 for 63. Newzealand were 279 for all out.