A man posing as a Taliban leader who had talks with Afghanistan's president was paid and promoted by British intelligence, a newspaper said on Friday.

A session is arranged to be held by the law division of the Seminary-University Research Centre with the aim of assessing Islam's stance regarding terrorism based on international documents.

A new book, coedited by Rosa-Linda Fregoso, professor of Latin American and Latino studies at UC Santa Cruz, investigates the escalation of violence against women in Latin America over the past two decades.

“Iran" is the title of a recently published children's book by French author Sylvette Bareau that introduces different aspects of the Middle Eastern country to children and teenagers in France.

Thousands of peace campaigners gathered in central London Saturday to call for the end of the 9-year war in Afghanistan, saying it was “time to go.”

Deputy Italian PM and IRI Vice President and head of Cultural heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization here Wednesday stressed need for improving bilateral ties.

India has selected outgoing Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as the winner of the prestigious Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2010.

Despite progress on the political, social and economic fronts, Afghanistan remains the country most affected by international terrorism, a UN official says.

Iran’s Football Federation has called up 64 players for the Peace and Friendship Tournament, which will be held in Mexico.

Chief Palestinian Authority (PA) negotiator Saeb Erekat has cried foul at the new US proposal calling for a 90-day freeze in settlement activities in the occupied West Bank.


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