Hundreds of exiled Tibetans with
their leader Dalai Lama have begun a landmark meeting in northern India to discuss their homeland's future with China in Dharamshala. Russia sending more ships in pirate crack down Russia will send additional ships to the Horn of Africa in an effort to crack down on the recent wave of hijackings by Somalia-based pirates, its navy chief said Thursday
Hillary Clinton will face awkward
questions about her husband's financial ties with Arab sheikhs and Central Asian oligarchs if Barack Obama nominates her as Secretary of State. Britain, France push for more U.N. troops in Congo Britain and France are calling for an additional 3,000 United Nations troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior British diplomat said Wednesday.
. 'Idol' champ eyes long-term
success Barely six months after being crowned the winner of "American Idol," David Cook has released his self-titled debut album.
Global stocks fall sharply .
World markets follow Wall Street lower as economic fears batter sentiment. Japan's Benchmark Nikkei slides nearly 7%.
. Grenade fails to scare
hardcore Thai protesters Diehard protesters occupying the Thai prime minister's offices brushed off a grenade attack that killed one person and wounded 23 on Thursday, saying they would continue their stir to oust the government.
Billups leads in-form Nuggets to
win over Spurs . Chauncey Billups scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Denver Nuggets to a 91-81 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday.
. Cricket-India beat England by
16 runs in third ODI India defeated England by 16 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method in the third one-day international on Thursday.