Briefly World: Tiger Woods joins vacationing Obama for golf outing

Tiger Woods joins vacationing Obama for golf outing

Palm City: President Barack Obama played golf Sunday with Tiger Woods, the White House said Sunday. Woods joined Obama at the Floridian, a secluded and exclusive yacht and golf club on Florida's

Treasure Coast, where Obama is spending the long Presidents' Day holiday weekend. The White House has prohibited media coverage.

Pak, China ink deal to handover Gwadar port

Islamabad: Pakistan and China Monday signed an agreement to hand over control of the strategic Gwadar port on the Arabian Sea to a Chinese company, a move that has raised serious security concerns in India. Under the agreement for transfer of concession rights, the deep sea port will remain the property of Pakistan while the Chinese company will share profits from its operation.

Nigeria extremists claim abduction of 7 foreigners

KANO: An Islamist group linked to al-Qaeda claimed responsibility Monday for kidnapping seven foreigners in an attack at in Jama'are in Bauchi state late Saturday, when raiders used explosives to blast their way into a housing compound in a hail of gunfire. Gunmen killed a security guard and abducted a Briton, an Italian, a Greek and four Lebanese workers after storming the compound of Lebanese construction firm Setraco.

UN rights panel on Syria urges war crimes charges

GENEVA: The United Nations Security Council should refer Syria to the International Criminal Court in The Hague to prosecute those responsible for war crimes and other abuses committed in nearly two years of conflict, Carla del Ponte, a United Nations human rights investigator, said on Monday. The panel's 131-page report has detailed evidence of war crimes and other abuses.

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