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World 04 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Devastating Pakistan floods threaten food crisis

NOWSHERA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistanis facing life-threatening shortages scoured towns for belongings and food in several areas on Wednesday after floods killed 1,400 people and threw the spotlight President Asif Ali Zardari's fragile leadership.

World 04 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Devastating Pakistan floods threaten food crisis

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Parts of northwest Pakistan inundated by the worst floods in 80 years face life-threatening food shortages, creating another crisis for the politically fragile president and a government perceived as inept.

World 04 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Devastating Pakistan floods threaten food crisis

NOWSHERA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistanis facing life-threatening shortages scoured towns for belongings and food in several areas on Wednesday after floods killed 1,400 people and threw the spotlight President Asif Ali Zardari's fragile leadership.

World 04 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pakistan floods threaten to bring food crisis

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Parts of northwest Pakistan inundated by the worst floods in 80 years face life-threatening food shortages, a United Nations aid agency said on Wednesday.

World 03 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.S. dietary supplements often contaminated - report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Many popular dietary supplements contain ingredients that may cause cancer, heart problems, liver or kidney damage, but U.S. stores sell them anyway and Americans spend millions on them, according to Consumer Reports.

Business 02 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

UK Treasury chief tells banks to get lending

LONDON: Britain's Treasury chief has said banks must increase lending to businesses rather than boosting bonuses and dividends now that they have weathered the worst of the credit crisis.

Nation 01 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Rape, a growing statistic

Rape is on the rise nationwide and needs to be curbed immediately.

Letters 01 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Voices from the classroom struggling for literacy in English

JAKARTA: In an effort to internationalise Indonesia's education system, it is quite relevant to pose questions like the following: What contributions do scholars in the field of literacy and teaching practitioners give to foster literacy development among young generations?

Business 31 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Xingquan bullish about future demand

CHINA listings on Bursa Malaysia have disappointed a lot of investors with their weak performance.

Other Sport 29 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Coe and Co oversee Olympic youth program in India

NEW DELHI (AP): With less than two years until the opening of the London Olympics, British sporting greats Sebastian Coe, Kelly Holmes, and Steve Redgrave were in India on Thursday witnessing the progress of a 2012 Games initiative.