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Foreign doctors executed in north Afghanistan

Foreign doctors executed in north Afghanistan

The Taliban said Saturday they had killed "Christian missionaries" working in remote northern Afghanistan where the bullet-riddled bodies of six Americans, one German and a British national were found.

2010-08-06 18:04:10
United States and the UN slapped sanctions on HuJI chief Ilyas Kashmiri

United States and the UN slapped sanctions on HuJI chief Ilyas Kashmiri

In a joint crackdown on the Pakistan based Harakat-ul Jihad Islami or HuJI, as it’s more commonly known, the United States and the UN on Saturday declared it to be foreign terrorist organisation and a Specially Designated Global Terrorist.

2010-08-06 01:55:57
Foreign prisoners in Afghanistan may remain under US control

Foreign prisoners in Afghanistan may remain under US control

The US military may retain control of foreign detainees in Afghan prison who are linked to insurgents, despite next year`s transfer of all prison authority to Kabul, a top US military officer said Thursday.

2010-08-06 02:52:28
US calls Al-Qaeda in Pakistan its `most formidable` threat

US calls Al-Qaeda in Pakistan its `most formidable` threat

The United States said Thursday that despite major setbacks, Al-Qaeda`s core in Pakistan is the "most formidable" terrorist group threatening the United States, along with affiliates in Yemen and Africa.

2010-08-06 02:51:34
Car bomb explodes outside Mexico police station

Car bomb explodes outside Mexico police station

A van packed with explosives blew up Thursday outside a police station in Ciudad Victoria, the capital of northeastern Tamaulipas state, causing some damage but no injuries, police said.

2010-08-06 02:49:43
Somali pirates hijack sugar cargo ship with 24 crew: EU

Somali pirates hijack sugar cargo ship with 24 crew: EU

Somali pirates seized a freighter with 24 Syrian and Egyptian crew members in the lawless waters of the Gulf of Aden, the EU`s anti-piracy force said, reporting the second pirate capture this week.

2010-08-06 02:48:53
Ghosts of PMs past: Ex-Aussie leaders join election battle

Ghosts of PMs past: Ex-Aussie leaders join election battle

Three former Australian prime ministers have joined the country`s bitter election campaign, giving a boost Friday to both sides of politics two weeks before neck-and-neck polls.

2010-08-06 02:47:34
BP plugs runaway oil well in Gulf of Mexico

BP plugs runaway oil well in Gulf of Mexico

BP plugged its runaway well in the Gulf of Mexico with cement Thursday, one of the final steps in permanently sealing the gusher at the center of the worst US environmental disaster on record.

2010-08-06 02:46:15
British, Pakistan leaders in terrorism row showdown

British, Pakistan leaders in terrorism row showdown

President Asif Ali Zardari confronts David Cameron in tense talks Friday over the British premier`s claims that Pakistan is secretly backing violent extremists while publicly denouncing terrorism.

2010-08-06 02:44:44
Castro autobiography describes rebel shaped by childhood

Castro autobiography describes rebel shaped by childhood

Cuba`s iconic former leader Fidel Castro says his childhood struggle against unjust authority turned him into a rebel and revolutionary, in extracts of his upcoming autobiography published online Thursday by Cubadebate.com.

2010-08-06 02:43:38
US attends Hiroshima memorial ceremony for first time

US attends Hiroshima memorial ceremony for first time

The United States on Friday for the first time attended a ceremony commemorating its atomic bombing of Hiroshima, 65 years after the Japanese city`s obliteration rang in the nuclear age.

2010-08-06 02:42:09
Mass evacuation underway as Pakistan floods head south

Mass evacuation underway as Pakistan floods head south

Pakistan`s beleaguered authorities braced for a deluge in the country`s farming heartland, evacuating half a million people from at-risk areas in the south as the worst floods in living memory worsened.

2010-08-06 02:40:22
Two dead, 24 wounded in Philippine bomb attack: police

Two dead, 24 wounded in Philippine bomb attack: police

Two people were killed and 24 injured in a bomb attack on an airport in the southern Philippines, police said Friday.

2010-08-06 02:39:10
Flash floods kill 60 in Indian Kashmir: officials

Flash floods kill 60 in Indian Kashmir: officials

At least 60 people have been killed and hundreds injured after heavy rain triggered flash floods in Leh, the main town in India Kashmir`s high-altitude Ladakh region, officials said Friday.

2010-08-06 02:37:25
S.Korea holds second day of major anti-submarine drill

S.Korea holds second day of major anti-submarine drill

A major South Korean naval exercise designed to strengthen defences against North Korean attacks went into a second day Friday, as the communist North bristled over the drill.

2010-08-06 02:36:48