Srinivasan refuses to comment on West Iindies team's pullout
Srinivasan refuses to comment on West Iindies team's pullout

ICC Chairman N Srinivasan on Sunday refused to comment on the West Indies team's sudden pullout of the India series.

Obama says it`s not U.S. responsibility to make Afghanistan a perfect place

President Barack Obama said on Wednesday in announcing a plan to leave 9,800 troops in Afghanistan in 2015 that Afghanistan will not be a perfect place and it is not up to the United States to make it one.

No `penalty` for Vietnam Asian Games pullout: OCA

Vietnam will not face any penalty for withdrawing from hosting the 2019 Asian Games, the influential Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said on Thursday.

‘Pak must dump ego to lead Siachen troop pullout’

Ex Pak PM Nawaz Sharif has urged the government to take the lead and retract its troops from Siachen glacier.

Russia urges Assad to start troop pullout

Sergey Lavrov`s statement appeared to reflect Moscow`s increasing impatience with Syrian ruler Bashar Assad.

Iraq Army delays pullout from cities over security

Violence is supposed to increase when
American troops complete their own withdrawal from the country
at year`s end.

Sudan sides agree to demilitarize Abyei

Khartoum has conditionally agreed
to withdraw its troops from the disputed Abyei district.

Israel pullout stirs fear in Lebanon border hamlet

Israeli officials said the village would not be divided after the withdrawal.

Iran welcomes US pullout, urges punishment for Iraq invaders

Iranian President Mahmoud
Ahmadinejad welcomed the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq but
called for punishment of the invaders, state television`s
Arabic-language Al-Alam channel said on Wednesday.

Afghanistan deadline non-negotiable: White House

The White House said Tuesday that July 2011 was a "non-negotiable" deadline for starting a US withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Taliban `forced British pullout`: Militants

The Taliban on Wednesday claimed credit for
British troops` planned pullout from a southern Afghanistan
district and warned that the US forces set to take over the
troubled region will face "the same fate."

A new sense of optimism seen among Iraqi people: UN

A new sense of optimism is spreading among the Iraqi people as the level of violence in their country has began to decline with "promising moves" towards political reconciliation, a top UN official has said.