Briefly World: Explain Prisoner X death: Oz to Israel

Explain Prisoner X death: Oz to Israel

Canberra: Australia has asked Israel to explain the mysterious death of an Australian-Israeli citizen and alleged Israeli spy in an Israeli prison in 2010, foreign minister Bob Carr said Sunday.

Iran confiscates Buddha statues

Tehran: Iranian daily Arman reported that the government is confiscating Buddha statues from shops in Tehran to stop the promotion of Buddhism in Iran.

NATO to comply with Afghan airstrike ban

Kabul: The commander of US-led forces in Afghanistan Gen Joseph Dunford said Sunday he would comply with President Hamid Karzai's order banning Afghan security forces from seeking NATO air support.

Netanyahu freezes

ice cream budget

JERUSALEM: Following a report published in Israeli newspaper Calcalist on Sunday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has "frozen" the state-financed annual ice cream budget of $2,700.

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