India takes steps to tame rising food prices
Faced with a public outcry over rising prices,
the Indian government allowed private players to import wheat,
pulses and sugar under easier terms to contain inflation
Six al-Qaeda militants, policeman killed in Saudi shootout
Six al Qaeda-linked militants and one policeman
were killed in a shootout in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Friday,
Saudi officials and media said.
Nepal's Maoists refuse to disarm, but accept UN arms supervision
Nepal's Maoist rebels said they are not prepared
to disarm but are willing to put their army and their weapons under
the supervision of the United Nations.