ISSN: 1391 - 0531
Sunday February 24, 2008
Vol. 42 - No 39
Front Page
Financial Times
TV Times
Funday Times
Kandy Times

Putin warns Kosovo will 'come back to knock' West

President Vladimir Putin issued a sharp warning to the West about the consequences of recognizing Kosovo's independence, saying the decision would ''come back to knock them on the head.'' The comments, made during an informal meeting of leaders from ex-Soviet republics Friday, were the strongest by the Russian leader since Sunday when Kosovo made its declaration of independence from Serbia.

Singapore alert over illegal sex drug

Singapore's health products regulator said Friday it had alerted its counterparts in China, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia about an illegal sexual enhancement pill as 10 men were taken to hospital after taking the drug.The Health and Sciences Authority (HSA) said the men, aged 30-70, fell ill after taking the Power 1 Walnut, which was found to contain high amounts of controlled drugs.

The bloody road to Kosovo independence

Kosovo's unilateral declaration of independence on Sunday February 17, 2008 fulfilled the centuries-old dream of the majority Albanian Muslim population there. As expected, people came out in their hundreds of thousands despite freezing cold to celebrate the day which they were awaiting for generations.

Bhutto’s party moves to clip Musharraf’s wings; meets to name new premier
Japan's crown prince turns 48
Presidential race: Hillary not hale but no farewell
Singapore professor caught stealing panties and bras from dorm
Turkey launches ground offensive in northern Iraq
Japan's oldest person dies at age 113
Saving public Sarkozy
Thailand-under siege
Kashmir: The reality and the rhetoric

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