USA: Pentagon says it cannot replace imported Russian rocket engines

The Pentagon cannot find a replacement for the Russian rocket engines it buys anytime soon, a senior official has revealed. The import of the engines has for now been banned via a court order...

Foreign Secretary William Hague met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

(London PR - FCO)    Foreign Secretary William Hague met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and announced the opening of a new Deputy High Commission in Lahore. William Hague and Nawaz Sharif discussed a shared vision...

Saudi Arabia flexes its military muscles

(Riazz) Saudi Arabia staged its largest ever military exercise in a show of strength towards its northern Shiite neighbors, Iran and Iraq. 130,000 troops were involved, while the Gulf nation also unveiled missiles purchased...

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Britain

(London) Pakistani Prime Minister H.E. Mohammad Nawaz Sharif visits London this week. Prime Minister Cameron and Prime Minister Sharif met at No 10 Downing Street official residence of the British Prime Minister and reaffirmed...

USA – NSA spies on more US citizens than Russians – Snowden

(Moscow) The NSA gathers more data on American citizens than it does about foreigners, Edward Snowden has said. During an acceptance speech for a “truth-telling” prize, the whistleblower attacked NSA head, James Clapper, for...

Afghanistan:Heroin production hits record levels – study

America’s war on drugs is failing in Afghanistan, with opium production at record levels, despite spending $7.5 billion to tackle the problem. Over 200 thousand hectares is used to grow opium, an increase of...

Canadian Jets leave for Eastern Europe to assist NATO

(Moscow) Six CF-18s and hundreds of Canadian Forces personnel left for Romania to help NATO forces in Eastern Europe amid uncertainty over the scope of the mission.  It is the biggest deployment of military...

Scolari has made Brazil a happy family, and it could pay off

  Luiz Felipe Scolari isn't one for smoke and mirrors. Asked about possible Brazil captains last week, the Seleção coach did not beat about the bush. "I've already chosen them," he replied, with a glint in his eye. "David...

Labour Party vows rent rise ‘fair deal’

(London) A Labour government would cap private sector rent rises and abolish letting fees for tenants, Ed Miliband will promise. The Opposition leader is setting out a package of housing reforms, including legislating to make...