London: Avaaz, a global web movement, has reached the mark of 15 million members in its community.
Damascus: Syria’s national Security Chief Hisham Ikhtiar succumbed to his wounds he received in a bomb attack in Damascus on Wednesday, state TV has announced on Friday. Ikhtiar is the fourth regime insider to die as a result of the attack at the national security bureau. The announcement of Ikhtiar’s death came as the other…
London: Amnesty International says Six weeks after a state of emergency was declared in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, targeted attacks and other violations by security forces against minority Rohingyas and other Muslims have increased.
Mexico City: A fun trip to the local fair for two cousins, aged 14 years from a small town in central Mexico, turned into a nightmare of drugs and forced prostitution.
Aurora : At least 12 people were killed and over 30 other injured following a shooting during first show of a movie “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colorado, local media reported on Friday.
Brasília: At least 18 people have been arrested in Brazil in connection with the killing of a tribal leader last November, police said.
Washington: The Homeland Security Secretary is defending President Barack Obama’s decision to stop deporting many illegal immigrants brought to the US as children and let them apply for work permits.
Ohio: Make-A-Wish rules, which require parents to sign off on a sponsored trip are allowing an Ohio dad to block his 4-year-old daughter from taking a “wished” Disney World vacation.
Bangkok: A woman was killed and 13 others injured when a bus overturned on the Asian Highway in Phatthalung’s Khao Saichon district of Thailand on Friday morning, police said.
Auckland: Two men in New Zealand who killed 33 dogs have been given community-based sentences by a local court on Friday.