West tells Iran it must address nuclear bomb fears

Western powers told Iran on Thursday it must step up cooperation with a U.N. watchdog investigation into suspected atomic bomb research if it wants to get a broader nuclear deal that would ease sanctions on the oil producer.

Lanka facing challenges for not being pro-West, minister says

Sri Lanka faces international and diplomatic challenges as the government has spurned pressure from powerful Western countries over its human rights record, a senior minister on Saturday alleged.

Indians adding to world obesity problem: Report

A recent report has debunked the idea that obesity is a problem generally associated with relatively richer Western countries. Middle-income countries like India also add to this severe problem and are now at the heart of a "fat explosion".

Putin slams West over Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin criticised Western countries again over their conduct in connection with the civil war in Syria.

Rajapaksa slams Western countries; cites SRK`s incident

Lankan Prez Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that some Western countries were
discriminatory while raising concerns over resettlement of Tamil refugees and likened their attitude to questioning faced by Shahrukh Khan at a US airport.

Myanmar junta urges West to lift sanctions

Army-ruled Myanmar urged Western countries on Thursday to lift economic sanctions and allow the country to modernise and achieve its democratic goals.