Thaksin’s wife found guilty of tax evasion
The wife of ousted Thai Prime Minister Thaksin
Shinawatra was found guilty Thursday of evading millions of dollars
in taxes and sentenced to three years in prison.
India hopes world trade talks can be relaunched
India said on Thursday it was hopeful world
trade talks that collapsed this week can be relaunched and expressed
its commitment to bringing them to a “successful conclusion.”
Iran says to continue nuclear path before deadline
Iran will press ahead with its nuclear path, the
country’s highest authority, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei,
said on Wednesday, speaking just before a deadline set by Western
officials in a nuclear dispute.
Japanese Embassy in India gets warning of more bombs
The Japanese Embassy has received an e-mail
warning of a bomb in a New Delhi market, and has warned its citizens
to stay away from crowded public places, a notice posted on its Web
site said Thursday.
UN Council breaks deadlock on Darfur resolution
U.N. Security Council members broke a deadlock
on Wednesday over a resolution to keep peacekeepers in Darfur and
acknowledge worries about a possible genocide indictment of Sudan’s
president, diplomats said.