WASHINGTON: Al Qaeda is going ahead to stage massive Mumbai-style attacks in American and European cities, inspite of Western security agencies sounding a full alert, top officals have warned.Read More »
SAN SALVADOR: At least 16 people were killed and more than 20 injured in a fire at a prison in El Salvador’s Ilobasco city, authorities said.
“There are 16 dead,” the Salvadoran Red Cross spokesperson, Mr Carlos Lopez said, adding that 26 people were injured.
LONDON: At least 51 people have been arrested, authorities said Thursday, after students stormed the headquarters of Britain’s ruling party to protest plans to raise tuition fees.
The students spray-painted anarchy symbols and set off flares before being forced out of the Conservative Party building in London.
YANGON: Myanmar’s Supreme Court has refused democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal against her house arrest, an official said today, but hopes for her imminent freedom remained.Read More »
WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI: Backing India’s bid for a permanent membership, the US has started reaching out to other Security Council members on the reform of the apex UN body but said it could not set a target date for expansion of the UNSC.Read More »
KARBALA, IRAQ: A suicide bomber targeting Iranian pilgrims killed at least 48 people in the Iraqi shrine city of Karbala on Monday as eight months of wrangling over a new government came to a head.Read More »
JERUSALEM: The Israel’s hardline Foreign Minister, Mr Avigdor Lieberman warned on Monday that negotiating the borders of a Palestinian state without security arrangements for Israel would be a "historic mistake".Read More »
YANGON: Voters in Myanmar’s first elections in 20 years on Sunday cast their ballots amid a barrage of criticism that the balloting was rigged in favour of the ruling military, as well as hope that some change toward democratic reform might nonetheless follow.Read More »
LONDON/ISLAMABAD: Hundreds of students, including foreigners are being trained in militant camps in PoK to wage ‘jihad’ against India, but Pakistan Saturday denied the report by the BBC as “baseless”.Read More »
GENEVA: More than 2,000 people were evacuated from a Haitian refugee camp in Corail to a nearby hospital to prevent the further spread of cholera, a humanitarian organisation has said.Read More »