United Nations: The US vetoes a UNSC resolution that would have condemned "illegal" Israeli settlements, despite all other states in the 15-member body, including India, voting for it.
Islamabad: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of suspects charged with involvement in former premier Benazir Bhutto's assassination reissues an arrest warrant for ex-President Pervez Musharraf to secure his presence during the proceedings of the case.
Islamabad: Pakistan rejects National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon's concerns about the safety of its nuclear weapons and material, saying it had "impeccable" custodial controls for its strategic arsenal.
London: Indians may get upto 20,000 UK visas a year under a deal it is negotiating with the European Union and in return India has put forward an annual 4 billion pounds trade with the EU, media reports.
United Nations: Amid violent crackdowns on peaceful pro-democracy protesters in north Africa and Gulf, UN chief Ban Ki-moon asks the governments there to exercise restraint and respect basic freedoms.
Islamabad: Pakistan's defence spending has exceeded budgetary limits for the first six months of current fiscal by about Rs 60 billion due to the enhanced expenditure on the war on terror and the military's prolonged engagements in the tribal belt, a media report says.
Melbourne: At least 65 people are killed as a 6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes New Zealand's southern city of Christchurch, crushing buildings and leaving hundreds of people trapped and screaming for help.
Islamabad/Lahore: American official Raymond Davis, arrested for double murder, had "close links" with Taliban and was "instrumental" in recruiting youths for it, the media here claims, close on the heels of reports in the US that he was a CIA agent tracking movements of terror groups like LeT.
Kathmandu: Facing criticism from opposition parties for its "secret" power-sharing pact with Maoists, Nepalese Premier Jhalanath Khanal's CPN-UML scraps the provision of sharing the prime ministerial post with the former rebels on rotational basis under their 7-point deal.
Cairo: Libyan Interior Minister Abdel Fatah Yunes and a top aide of Moammar Gaddafi's powerful son Saif resign, the latest to disown the regime of the defiant leader who vowed to crush unprecedented protests against his 41-year rule despite global demands for an end to violence.
Washington: Notwithstanding Pakistan's stand that courts will decide the fate of an American arrested for double murder, the US insists that he enjoys diplomatic immunity under the Vienna Convention and asked Islamabad to honour the international treaty and release him immediately.
London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden to face charges of sexual assault, a British court rules, rejecting arguments that he would face an unfair trial there.
Washington: The US Immigration and Custom Enforcement removes radio tags of four more Indian students of the now shut-down Tri Valley University in California.
Cairo: Libyan forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi attack anti-regime protesters with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades at a mosque in Zawiyah leaving nearly 100 people dead, as outraged western nations prepare to slap sanctions against Tripoli.