India`s tour of England: When the divinity didn`t intervene for India

India appealed to the divinity, but even gods were unwilling to intervene to ward off the inept team`s embarrassing 1-3 Test series loss to England.

Hamas won`t recognise Israel, accept Quartet terms

Hamas will never recognise Israel and will not accept the conditions laid out by the Middle East peacemaking Quartet, according to the Islamist movement`s deputy leader.

Winning Oscar is like having sex, says Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman, who is already the proud owner of two Oscars, has likened winning the award to having sex.

Israel accepts Quartet call for peace talks

Palestinians quickly reaffirmed their refusal to negotiate until settlement-building stops on land they seek for state.

Palestinians urge Quartet to back peace plan

The Palestinians are determined to become an independent state by September.

Quartet talks peace with Israel, Palestinians

Envoys of the Middle East diplomatic Quartet have failed to secure agreement.

Egypt crisis makes Mideast talks `imperative`: Quartet

The Quartet of diplomatic
powers on Saturday urged Israelis and Palestinians to urgently
resume peace talks in light of popular revolts in Egypt and
elsewhere in the Arab world.