Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed

Islamists.jpg Hundreds of Islamists rallied in Egypt’s capital and across the country Friday, calling for a boycott of an upcoming constitutional referendum as clashes with security forces killed three people, offi......read more

Over 100 houses burned down in China’s ancient Tibetan town

China fire.jpg No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated, the report said. An ancient Tibetan town in Shangri-la, a resort county in China’s southwestern Yunnan Province, Saturday ......read more

Parvez Musharraf's health report shows no illness: Prosecutor

Parvez musharraf.jpg Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf's medical report did not show any illness that justified his skipping hearings in his treason trial, the government prosecutor said on Thursday. Prose......read more
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Huffington Post announces creation of new online publication, THEWORLDPOST

Huffington Post.jpg A leading international news portal, The Huffington Post, today announced plans for creation of THEWORLDPOST, a new online publication with 10 editions around the world with an editorial board that in......read more

‘India dangerous weak link in n-security’

International.jpg India has been ranked among countries with the weakest nuclear security in the world, in a US study released on Thursday. The number of countries possessing the makings of a nuclear bomb has dropped b......read more

Earth's atmosphere suffers from 'nuclear hangover'

Earth.jpg Radioactive debris caused by nuclear bomb tests during the Cold War still exist in the Earth's atmosphere, a new study has warned. Scientists previously believed that nuclear debris high above the Ea......read more

Polar freeze turns deadly, moves to US East and South after killing 21 people

Freeze.jpg A deep freeze spread from the US Midwest to the East and South, setting record low temperatures from Boston to Birmingham, and leaving 21 people dead, authorities said. The Midwest and the East exper......read more

US seeks Bangla repoll

International.jpg The US has called for fresh polls in Bangladesh that reflect the will of the people, even as it expressed strong concern over the just concluded general election which it alleged was neither credible ......read more

Palestinian villagers detain, beat alleged settler assailants

Palestinian villagers on Tuesday briefly detained and beat up a group of Israeli settlers, accusing them of having thrown rocks at farmers tending their fields in the occupied West Bank. The incident ......read more

Pakistan: Six men found with throats slit near Sufi shrine in Karachi

Six bodies with their throats slit were found near a 'mazaar' in Karachi on Tuesday, with a note warning against visiting such shrines. The corpses were recovered near the shrine of Ayub Shah Bukhar......read more

Bangladesh police arrest 7 opposition leaders, post-poll violence continues

Bangladesh strikes.jpg Seven top leaders of Bangladesh's main opposition party BNP were arrested on Tuesday during raids, prompting it to extend a 48-hour nationwide strike by one more day, defying premier Sheikh Hasina's......read more

Spanish princess accused of corruption, summoned to testify in court

Spanish princess Cristina.jpg A Spanish court summoned King Juan Carlos' youngest daughter Cristina as a suspect over tax and money-laundering crimes on Tuesday, a first for a direct relative of the monarch. Cristina, 48, has bee......read more

French restaurant in Islamabad shut down for 'no Pakistanis allowed' policy

Pakistanis.jpg A French restaurant, running in a posh locality in Islamabad, was raided and shut down by police following a public outcry over its policy of not allowing Pakistanis in. La Maison', running out of I......read more

Polar vortex: US in grip of 'most dangerous' temperatures in decades

US cold.jpg The coldest, most dangerous blast of polar air in decades gripped the U.S. Midwest and pushed toward the East and South on Monday, closing schools and day care centers, grounding flights and forcing p......read more