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World 02 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

India, U.S. seal nuclear deal amid anti-Bush allies

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and the United States sealed a landmark civilian nuclear cooperation pact on Thursday, the centrepiece of President George W. Bush's first visit to the world's largest democracy.

World 27 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Storms bring little relief from Australia bushfires

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Thunderstorms sweeping across the bushfire-ravaged Australian state of Victoria dampened some of the deadly fires with patchy rain, but lightning sparked a new blaze and threatens to wreak more havoc in the coming days.

World 01 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Australia on bushfire alert as fire destroys homes

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A large bushfire destroyed five homes in Victoria state as thousands of firefighters remained on high alert throughout southeastern Australia on Sunday in the face of soaring temperatures and hot gusting winds.

World 01 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Australian bushfires destroy homes, temperatures soar

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Raging bushfires destroyed several homes and threatened others north of Sydney on Sunday as scorching temperatures and hot, dry winds fanned fires across southeastern Australia.

Letters 07 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Will Rafidah ride out the storm?

Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz is taking a break in what may be the lull before another storm. Can she ride out the stormy weather ahead or has she allowed too many fronts to develop? JOCELINE TAN reports

Nation 24 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Striking a wrong chord after a fairly smooth start


Letters 24 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Striking a wrong chord after a fairly smooth start


Nation 23 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

All ears for Rafidah’s winding-up speech

Wanita Umno leader Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz has been making copious notes from her perch on the brightly-lit stage at the Umno General Assembly.

Nation 27 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Skin found in garden leads to python

When D. Devagi and her 11-year-old grandson Puvgendran Nair looked out into the garden of their house in Section 5, Petaling Jaya, they never expected to find the shed skin of a snake. They were even more surprised when they peered into the drain and saw a slithering 4.5m-long python.

Other Sport 27 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Robson: I’ll be back

Bobby Robson, sacked as Newcastle United manager last month at the age of 71, says he is not ready to retire.