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Egypt court suspends deposed Morsi’s trial

Cairo: Morsi faces trial in Egypt in test of democracy. A Cairo court Monday suspended the trial of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi after the Muslim Brotherhood defendants chanted slogans against the army for the July "military coup".

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Legendary folk singer Reshma passes away

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: Legendary Pakistani folk singer Reshma, who mesmerised music lovers in the Indian subcontinent with soulful rendition of songs like Lambi Judai and Dama Dam Mast Kalandar in her trademark rustic voice, died in Lahore on Sunday  after a prolonged battle with throat cancer.

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Little boy sits in Pope’s chair, steals the show

Vatican City:  Pope Francis was delivering a homily but a little boy stole the show.
Francis was speaking in St Peter's Square about the important role grandparents play when a little boy walked up behind him and confidently climbed up and sat down on the pontiff's white chair.

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Syria’s chemical weapons production equipment destroyed

Damascus: The joint mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the UN confirmed Thursday that the Syrian government has completed the functional destruction of critical equipment for all of its declared chemical weapons production facilities, rendering them inoperable.

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