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Atlantic Ocean slows global warming

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The Atlantic Ocean has masked global warming this century by soaking up vast amounts of heat from the atmosphere in a shift likely to reverse from around 2030 and spur fast temperature rises, scientis

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.

The kindest thing that can be said of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s indifferent performance in the series of byelections since the general election last May is that they are a pointer to the significant role played by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in ensuring the decisive Lok Sabha outcome.

Disasters not only disrupt society, they also distort its basic categories, creating inversions, disrupting normalcy and suspending time in a prolonged way. Return to normalcy then becomes even more difficult and unpredictable.