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West, Middle East powers warn against Syria election

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 00:49

Eleven Western and Middle Eastern powers on Thursday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad against holding elections, saying that the vote would have no credibility amid the country`s brutal civil war.

Peaceful power handover in Afghan will protect gains: Kerry

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 07:55

Days ahead of the crucial presidential elections in Afghanistan, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said peaceful handover of power in the war ravaged country will help protect the gains made in the last 12 years.