"We have said before that if anyone wants to
talk to us in a threatening language, we will adopt the same tone"
But if they stop these threats and deal with us as equals and forget
preconditions, we will think about the possibility of negotiating with
(Iranian Cabinet Secretary Abdullah Ramazanzadeh
reacting on US President George W. Bush's recent statement that said he
could not rule out using force if Tehran failed to rein in its nuclear
"If we go it alone, we will remain alone.
Everyone knows our potential but we also have to know our limits."
(Israeli Vice-Premier Shimon Peres commenting over
the efforts and building pressure to stop Iran from developing nuclear
weapons, adding that US would continue seeking a diplomatic solution,
and that Israel would follow Washington's lead. The US has to decide,
"Each year, more than five billion liters of
fuel and oil products are smuggled out of Iran which cost the state $
(Abdullah Ramazanzadeh Iranian cabinet secretary
disclosed in his weekly news conference)
"On the 21st of January, between 3 pm and 6 pm,
there was a violation of cease-fire from the Indian side."
(Pakistani Foreign Office spokesman Masood Khan said
in a media briefing)
"Osama bin Laden is hiding in the rugged border
region between Afghanistan and Pakistan."
(New York Times quoting US officials claim)
"It is impossible for me to do anything to
deceive my brother, whom I love dearly and respect greatly."
(Mian Shahbaz Sharif while denying any
"deal" with Gen. Pervez Musharraf and formal contacts with
Pakistan Peoples Party top ranking leaders)
"Warning to US citizens"
(The US Embassy in Kuwait City has issued fresh
warning to its US citizens of possible attacks by militants)
"Pakistan does not want to enter into an arms
race with any country including India, weather nuclear or
(Pakistani Prime Minister told the Belgian Royal
Institute for International Relations)
"No one will be allowed to disrupt the ongoing
process of Balochistan development and deprive the Balochs of their
rights to progress."
(President Pervez Musharraf said after fresh
explosions of railway tracks in Quetta)
"He was having problems with drugs and all that
was violent and because of that he separated from my sister. A few other
times he went around as if he wanted to kill himself. I said if you are
going to kill yourself, go kill yourself far away. Don't come be here
telling that my sister."
(A Maricela Amaya, sister-in-law of a 25 years old US
citizen Alvarez who committed suicide at the railway track in California
which caused train crash killing 11 passenger)
"The US Army for the first time is placing women
in support units at the front lines of combat because of a shortage of
skilled male soldiers available for duty in Iraq."
(Gulf News quoting New York Times report)
"Two million Asian go into poverty."
(Asian Development Bank said in its recent report of
tsunami which killed more than 160,000 and 100,000 are still under
direct threat of Malaria)
"Pakistan will issue visas at entry at its all
airport from 28 countries including United States."
(Pakistani Interior Minister Aftab Sherpao announced
in a news conference)
"People loved to hate him."
(Indian newspaper commented after the death of
veteran Indian actor Amrish Puri who died at the age of 72 after a long
"It is not a bad idea to keep people away from
(Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai commented while
announcing that his government was considering amnesty for drug
"This is a major embarrassment to Pakistani
(A government spokesman said after Mushtaq Ahmed a
low ranking Air Force member convicted and sentenced to death for
playing a key role in an al-Qaeda plot to assassinate President Pervez
Musharraf escaped from custody).