Briefly World: Indian among seven killed in Nepal landslide, 6 missing

Indian among seven killed in Nepal landslide, 6 missing

Kathmandu: At least seven people, including one Indian, were killed and seven others, six from Darjeeling, went missing after a massive landslide triggered by heavy rain buried five vehicles on a highway in eastern Nepal, police said on Monday.

Moscow court postpones punk band hearing

MOSCOW: A Moscow appellate court postponed a hearing on Monday in the case of the punk protest band Pussy Riot after one of three defendants said she wanted to fire her lawyers due to disagreements. The hearing is postponed till October 10.

Pakistan: Students attack guests at wedding party

Islamabad: Two persons were injured when madrasa students attacked guests at a wedding in Pakistan's Sindh province for singing folk songs, according to a media report on Monday. The incident occurred in the Dad Laghari area of Ghotki Sunday. A man named Hadi Bux Malik and his son-in-law, Hajan Malik, were injured. The students were led by a cleric named Maulvi Tayyab Arain, The Express Tribune reported.

Iran restores access to Gmail after complaints

TEHRAN: Iranian authorities restored access to Gmail a week after blocking Google's popular email service. The Islamic Republic blocked Gmail last week in response to video clips posted on YouTube of an anti-Islam film that set off deadly protests across the Muslim world. The ban sparked a slew of complaints from officials.

Russia bans showing of anti-Islam film

MOSCOW: A court in Moscow outlawed the showing of an anti-Islam film that has sparked violent demonstrations around the world.

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