Talks between the Shia Oppostion and Bahrain's Al Khalifa Monarchy begins amid crackdowns

JNN 02 July 2011 Manama : Bahraini rulers have started negotiations with the country’s opposition leaders amid the continuing harsh crackdowns on anti-regime demonstrations. Continue reading

Pakistan tells U.S. to leave the Shamsi Air base, while US rejects the demand

JNN 02 July 2011 ISLAMABAD  –  Facing domestic political pressure, Pakistan’s government escalated the war of words with the United States, with its defense minister repeating calls for the U.S. to stop using a remote air base for drone strikes and to vacate the base.  Continue reading