BRICS leaders to focus on global challenges

Leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa will gather in Sanya on South China’s island province of Hainan to attend the third BRICS Leaders Meeting. The five largest emerging economies will explore joint…

Is political solution possible in Libya?

Fighting in Libya continues between opposition forces and troops loyal to Colonel Gadhafi. In the west of the country , rebels controlling the city of Misrata, have fought off a government attack. Full Story>> To…

Iodine-131 found in spinach in China

Small amounts of radioactive iodine-131 have been detected in the air in 31 of China’s provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities. Radioactive cesium has been detected in 21. Iodine has also been found in spinach produced…

Libyan envoy seeks solution to conflict

An envoy of Libyan leader, Moummar Gaddafi, has met with Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou in Athens. Libya’s acting Foreign Minister, Abdul-Ati al-Obeidi, delivered a message from his country’s embattled leader, saying Libya wants to…

Rally held in support of Gaddafi

The tension in Libya is showing NO signs of an early end. Encouraged by small victories of forces loyal to Gaddafi, nearly 100 supporters of the embattled leader gathered in front of a hotel accommodating…

Gaddafi tells coalition to end airstrikes

Muammar Gaddafi is warning that military action launched by the international coalition could spiral out of control. He is accusing Western powers of creating instability in Libya. In a statement, Gaddafi said that the coalition…

Libyan gov’t: Attacks risk civil war

Libyan government spokesman, Moussa Ibrahim, has accused the West of interfering in his country’s affairs without first entering into peaceful dialogue. He made the remarks, in an interview with British broadcaster, Sky News. He said,…

Gaddafi’s forces fight back

Pro-government forces fought back with mortar and artillery as rebels were making their way towards the coastal town of Sirte, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown and an important military base.