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ISI chief’s US visit put off

BY REZAUL H LASKAR
ISLAMABAD: New ISI chief Lt Gen Zahir-ul-Islam’s planned visit to Washington this week has been put off due to unspecified reasons against the backdrop of strains in the US-Pakistan relations.

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Five killed in Pak drone strike

ISLAMABAD: At least five suspected militants were killed and four others injured just after midnight Sunday in a US drone strike in Pakistan’s northwest tribal region, media reports said Monday.

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Egypt’s Shafiq promises ‘new era’

CAIRO: Ahead of his crucial presidential run-off against the Muslim Brotherhood candidate, Mr Mohammed Morsi next month, the Egypt’s former premier, Mr Ahmed Shafiq has promised a “new era” to his countrymen as he paid rich tributes to the “glorious revolution” that toppled Hosni Mubarak.

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