Briefly World: Strauss-Kahn’s attorneys deny settlement with maid

Strauss-Kahn's attorneys deny settlement with maid

New York: Attorneys for Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Friday denied that the former International Monetary Fund chief had reached a settlement with a New York City hotel maid who accused him of trying to rape her. William Taylor III and Amit Mehta in a statement issued on Friday said that the parties had merely "discussed a resolution".

Phones, Internet cut for second day in Syria

Beirut: Phone and Internet networks were down across most of Syria for a second straight day Friday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

Pak-Afghan talks on agreement begin

Islamabad: Pakistan, Afghanistan Friday began negotiations on Strategic Partnership Agreement even as Kabul called on Islamabad to take more steps, including release of Taliban detainees, to push forward peace talks.

Oscar Wilde's house on sale for £1.29 million

London: The family house of literary wit, playwright and gay icon, Oscar Wilde, where he wrote most of his famous plays, is up for sale for a whopping £1.29 million.

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