Powerful quake hits Guatemala, killing at least 48
injuries were reported in the city, although many people fled their offices and homes during the quake. ___ Associated Press writer Sonia Perez-Diaz reported this story in San Marcos and Romina Ruiz-Goiriena reported from Guatemala City.
India's Congress party holds massive rally
as a two key Indian states head to the polls and as the party begins preparations for national elections to be held in 2014. Sonia Gandhi, the Italian-born leader of the Congress party, defended a series of politically unpopular economic reform measures
Vimpelcom set to sell African, Asian businesses: FT
for comment. The company's large shareholders are Mikhail Fridman's Alfa Group and Norwegian telecoms group Telenor . (Reporting By Sonia Elks; editing by Megan Davies and Stephen Nisbet) (This story corrects spelling of Vimpelcom)
Russia to spend $3.5 billion on 35 planes from Boeing
aerospace company, which has been working in Russia for 30 years according to its website, said the first delivery would be in August 2018. (Reporting By Gleb Stolyarov and Sonia Elks; writing by Megan Davies. Editing by Jane Merriman)
Does Indian anti-graft crusader have solutions?
name — of corruption. He has accused Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law of making millions off shady real ..... against the common people," he declared. His first target was Sonia Gandhi's flashy son-in-law, Robert Vadra, a man
India's Cabinet rejigged, but no place for Rahul
announcing his new Cabinet. Singh, a technocrat, was chosen to fill the prime minister's seat in 2004 by Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi's mother. Singh was widely seen as a regent, keeping the seat warm until Rahul Gandhi — the son
Justice Elena Kagan suggests gender helped her get nominated
had the same opportunities as each other," Kagan said. The video was posted by the Knoxville News Sentinel. Kagan, sworn in at the high court in August 2010, was the second Supreme Court justice nominated by Obama after Sonia Sotomayor.
Indian gov't to pay subsidies to poor in cash
reaches its intended beneficiaries directly and the poor will not have to run from pillar to post to claim their rights," said Sonia Gandhi, the governing Congress party's leader. The annual federal government spending on subsidies run into 3,000 billion
France 24 TV: Cairo reporter 'savagely attacked'
latest case of violence against women at the epicenter of Egypt's restive protests. The news channel said in a statement that Sonia Dridi was attacked around 10:30 p.m. Friday after a live broadcast on a protest at the square and was later rescued by a
DLF Denies Allegations of Real-Estate Scam; Shares Down
it gave interest-free loans and sold land and apartments at throwaway prices to the son-in-law of Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi. Two anti-corruption activists Friday alleged that DLF got favors in return for its deals with Robert Vadra in provinces