Telangana: Congress Core Group to Decide on Statehood Issue on Friday

Bowing to the pressure of general and assembly elections next year, the Congress core group headed by Sonia Gandhi is likely to decide on the future of Telangana issue today. Top leaders from Andhra Pradesh including Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy will meet PM Manmohan Singh and other members of the core group today in Delhi. Jul 12, 2013

NSA's Spying on Latin America Emerges as Snowden 'Likely' to Pick Venezuela for Asylum

In another revelation of National Security Agency's controversial activities, the American intelligence community targeted many Latin American countries as well. The news comes at a time when whistleblower Edward Snowden, who leaked the NSA's controversial surveillance programs, appeared "likely" to pick a Latin American country for asylum. Jul 11, 2013