Sana’a: The Yemeni authorities have stepped up security measurements around the Saudi Embassy in Sana’a after the security agencies hinted a terrorist attack against the kingdom’s embassy.
Denver: US President Barack Obama urged the nation on Wednesday to put an end to “senseless violence” across the United States and find ways to stop it.
New Delhi: At least seven people including four Indian policemen were injured after unidentified men hurled a grenade at a police station in Baramulla district of Indian-administered Kashmir.
Baghdad: At least 19 people were killed and many others wounded after a car bomb targeted Shiite pilgrims and the shooting of a lawyer and his family in Iraq, after Al-Qaeda’s new leader warned new attacks targeting lawyers and retaking territory.
Washington: United States (US) State Department on Wednesday designated a senior al Qaeda leader, who trained militants in Afghanistan and has close ties to other top members of the group, as a “Specially Designated Global Terrorist.”
Cairo: Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Mursi Wednesday shuffled Egypt’s spy chief, head of Republican Guard and Governor of Sinai, just after the authorities failed to react over the attack which killed 16 soldiers instead of early warnings.
New York: A fire has erupted in the 88th floor of the One World Trade Center in New York .
New Delhi: At least 22 people were killed and several others critically injured when a bus fell into a deep gorge in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia hills district on India in the wee hours on Wednesday.
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has termed the killings of Rohingya Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar as “ethnic cleansing” of the Muslims and demanded International community to react to the issue immediately, media reported on Tuesday.
Bamako: The head of the main Islamist group, controlling northern Mali, on Tuesday said that he accepts Burkina Faso’s mediation efforts.