the European Union (eu) will grant Syria us $406,200 to help the country protect its territorial seas and coasts from accidental oil pollution, an eu official said recently. He

EIGHT years of sustained excavations has located the lost city of Urkesh in what is now northeastern Syria near the Turkish border, The find was reported recently by Giorgio Buccellati, director

A GERALAN ship carrying a load of the dual-use chemical trimethyl phosphate (TMP) exported from India to Syria is now stuck in Cyprus after Germany refused to allow the cargo to be offloaded for

CLOSE on the heels of the bitter land wars in the West Asia comes the bitter conflict over water. Israel and the West Bank Palestinians are at odds over scarce water; its Arab neighbours - Palestine,

ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state- owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), has made two significant oil discover- ies of 185 million barrels of oil in a block in northeast- ern Syria.

OVL and its partner IPR Mediterranean Exploration Ltd discovered Rashid and Abu Khashab oilfields in Block-24, the company said in a statement here.

North Korea said Wednesday that it would start a uranium enrichment program, declaring for the first time that it intended to pursue a second project unless the United Nations lifted sanctions.

Calling the United Nations Security Council

Pasta-loving Italians observed a one-day

As terrorists arm themselves with biological weapons, India wakes up to find how ill equipped it is to face this deadly reality