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Anything is possible: Raul

Schalke 04 striker Raul insists that his side can overturn the 2-0 deficit following the one-sided first leg of their Champions League semi-final with Manchester United. Raul refused to give up hope

UN hopes for Libya aid access ‘as soon as possible’

TUNIS – The United Nations is talking to all parties in the Libyan conflict to provide aid to those in need “as soon as possible”, an envoy said on Sunday. “Nothing is on the table … the situation is very fluid and unpredictable,” Rashid Khalikov, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya, told a news conference in Tunis.
“Timeframe, I can give you only one timeframe: as quickly as possible because we have to do something to reduce the suffering of the population … Dialogue

Conservation of Chotiari’s biodiversity may be possible now

KARACHI – The Chotiari Conservation Information Centre (CCIC) established by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-Pakistan under its Indus for All Programme was inaugurated on Friday in Chotiari, Sanghar district. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Netherlands embassy’s First Secretary (Environment and Water) Jan Willem Cools said that all segments of the civil society need to play their due part in preserving, conserving and protecting natural resources and biodiversity of the

Raymond Davis issue – JI, JUI-F differ on possible out-of-court settlement

ISLAMABAD – The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) have warned the government of dire consequences in case Raymond Davis was released without fulfilling legal requirements; however, the two parties differ on a possible out-of-court settlement.
The JI, which fears an ‘illegal’ out-of-court settlement, has changed its posture on the issue, demanding the government book the US national under the Anti-Terrorism Act in order to make the offence non-compoundable

Pak players cleared for possible trip to India

LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board has heaved a sigh of relief after the Indian High Commission cleared visas for the national squad to play across the border if they qualify for the knockout stages of the 2011 World Cup. Pakistan could be required to play in India if they qualify for the quarterfinals. The PCB had, in a preemptive move, submitted applications for visas for the entire squad and other board officials to the Indian High Commission in Islamabad for clearance at an early

Possible ‘crimes against humanity’ in Libya: France

PARIS – Violence during anti-regime protests in Libya could constitute crimes against humanity which might need to be brought before international judges, the French foreign ministry said on Thursday. France also called for a UN-mandated mission of Inquiry to be sent to Libya to assess such eventual crimes.
A UN rights council resolution is being discussed “strongly condemning the massive and unacceptable violence currently carried out” in Libya, a ministry statement said, with

Consultations continue over possible new alignments

ISLAMABAD – With the political situation heating up with JUI-F’s departure from the coalition, hectic consultations continue among major players to assess the possibilities of new alignments.
Although no political party has come up with a clear agenda for the future, background discussions with leaders of mainstream political parties suggest that everyone is adhering to a wait-and-see policy.
The PML-N does not want to take any decision in haste, as its leadership has

Gbagbo hints at possible talks in Ivorian poll row

ABIDJAN: Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo has dismissed talk of a possible resumption of war, and said rival factions should negotiate a solution to a crisis provoked by a row over who won elections on Nov. 28.
The comments, published in state-run Fraternite Matin newspaper on Friday, are the first signs from Gbagbo that he is ready for talks to end a deadlock after a top legal body named him as president, reversing election commission results that said rival Alassane