Indian vegetable vendors wait for customers as they sells arum ...
Jul 26th, 2011
(AFP/File) - Indian vegetable vendors wait for customers as they sells arum root, pumkin and garlic in Siliguri on July 16, 2011. India's central bank hiked interest rates by a higher-than-expected 50 basis points on Tuesday, its 11th increase since March 2010 to combat near double-digit inflation.(AFP/File/Diptendu Dutta) -
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The head of Brazil's Indian affairs agency, Funai, has resigned due to health problems, it said on Friday, a decision that also comes amid escalating land conflicts between farmers and Indian tribes that led to the shooting an indigenous man last week. Marta Maria do Amaral Azevedo's departure, after little more than ... [Full Article]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taliban claimed responsibility Wednesday for an attack in Afghanistan that killed four American troops just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with the U.S. on finding a political solution to ending the nearly 12-year war in the country. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]