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Iran wants N-deal to work with US in Iraq

A top Iranian official said on Wednesday that Tehran could consider working with the United States over the crisis in Iraq if talks on its nuclear programme are successful.

Oslo imam hurt in attack

The imam of Oslo’s main mosque was recuperating in hospital Tuesday after a masked assailant attacked him in the centre of the Norwegian capital, the police said.

Kofi Annan , Hillary Clinton on Peace Nobel committee?

Kofi Annan , Hillary Clinton on Peace Nobel committee?

International figures such as Kofi Annan and Hillary Clinton could get a say in who wins the Nobel Peace Prize, as a recent spat with China pushes Norway to spread responsibility for the award.

‘US rebuked Norway over Obama Nobel’

Barack Obama’s administration rebuked Norway after he won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, saying it was an awkward honour for an as-yet untested leader, a Norwegian diplomat revealed on Thursday.

The collective moral might and high-mindedness of the Communist parties of India miserably failed the country in the critical battle of 2014. Their numbers in Parliament dropped drastically and their presence as an ideological force is dwindling day by day.

Here is something for Dinanath Batra to chew on. While he leads the charge against cakes and candles on birthdays, all things Western, including English language education, millions of Chinese college students take the country’s many standardised English tests every year, hoping to embellish their resumes with language certificates.