Khaleda Zia hit by party rebellion
Bangladesh's embattled former premier Khaleda Zia
was hit by a fresh blow with senior rebels in her own party
promising to oust her as leader.
Maoists destroy trains, halt transport in India
Maoist insurgents attacked two goods trains and
paralysed public transport in parts of central and eastern India on
Tuesday at the start of a two-day strike against a controversial
government industrial policy.
Abbas calls for 'serious' negotiations with Israel
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas called Monday
on Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to start "serious" peace