Yemen government, Shia rebels reach deal to resolve crisis

 Yemeni President Abdo Rabu Mansur Hadi reached an agreement Thursday with the Shia Houthi rebel movement to form a new government and to end the insurgents` mass mobilisations which have led to violence, a presidential source said.

S Africa: Possible deal reached to end mine strike

A deal to end South Africa`s longest mining strike has been reached in "principle" between three platinum-producing companies and leaders of a union representing tens of thousands of miners, the companies said today.

Mel B signs 1mln-pound deal to become `X Factor` judge

Melanie Brown has signed a 1-million-pound contract to become the final judge on this year`s ` The X Factor`.

Italy hopes to strike deal with new Indian govt over marines

Italy today rejected India`s claim to jurisdiction in the case of two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen and warned that it would seek international arbitration if could not reach an agreement with the new Indian government over the issue.

Iran denies failure in reaching n-deal with powers

Iran is determined to continue nuclear talks with the world powers to reach a conclusion, Iranian foreign ministry said Tuesday.

Iran`s Zarif says nuclear deal is `possible`

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday that clinching a final nuclear deal with world powers is still "possible" despite a tough round of talks this week.

Philippines, rebels reach wealth-sharing deal

The Philippines said today it has clinched a key "wealth-sharing" deal with Muslim rebels, bringing it closer to ending a decades-old rebellion that has claimed tens of thousands of lives.

Jay-Z about to sign $20 million deal with Samsung

Jay-Z is about to sign a huge money-spinning deal with Samsung Mobile.

Rita Ora new face of Madonna`s brand, signs 500,000-pound deal

Rita Ora has reportedly signed a 500,000-pound (over $700,000) deal to be the face of Madonna’s clothing brand - Material Girl.

Russia ends anti-crime cooperation deal with US

Russia is terminating a decade-old agreement on cooperation with the US in law and drug enforcement, the Russian government said Wednesday.

VVIP helicopter deal: India seeks details from UK

Defence Minister AK Antony said India has sought details from the UK in connection with corruption allegations in the VVIP helicopter deal with Italy.

Myanmar: Shan rebels agree to end fighting in new deal

Negotiator Aung Min said he discussed enforcing a December cease-fire in talks with leader of the Shan State Army.

Taiwan may build its own submarines: Official

Patience is
wearing thin after a US offer to sell the island eight
submarines has been stalled for a decade.

Taliban prisoners at Guantanamo agree to transfer

Senior Afghan officials say five Taliban fighters held in Guantanamo have agreed to a transfer to Qatar.

Taliban office in Qatar has been agreed

Taliban spokesman said that the liaison office at Qatar will conduct negotiations with the international community.

Is there a deal between Nitish-Cong? asks Bhushan

Shanti Bhushan on Friday wondered
whether there was a deal between Nitish and the ruling party at
the Centre.

Combat aircraft deal to be finalised in six weeks

The multi-billion dollar deal to
procure 126 combat aircraft for the Indian Air Force (IAF)
entered its last phase on Friday.

Row in Nepal over deal between Maoists and Madhesi

The main opposition has termed the deal as a
"breach" of past pacts between the main parties.

Gibson, Grigorieva reach deal

Actor Mel Gibson and his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva have reached a legal settlement over custody of their daughter.

Civil society hails deal between Govt and Hazare

Civil society activists hailed the agreement between government and Anna Hazare for holding his fast at Ramlila Maidan and demanded that the Jan Lokpal Bill at least be brought to Parliament which could take a call on it.