London: Amnesty International has claimed that communal violence is continuing in western Burma six weeks after the government declared a state of emergency, with much of it directed at minority Muslim Rohingyas who have been beaten, raped and killed, media reported on Friday.
Washington: Pentagon spokesman George Little on Friday said there are signs that Lebanon’s Hezbollah may have orchestrated a suicide bombing attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria this week, media reports said.
Jeddah: Saudi authorities warned non-Muslim emigrants on Friday, the first day of Ramzan, to avoid eating, drinking, or smoking in public until the end of the Muslim holy month’s sunrise-to-sunset fast or face expulsion, media reported on Friday.
Aden: The Yemen defence ministry said that a security official was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the southern province of Baydha. The ministry blamed the attack on Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
Florida: President Barack Hussain Obama assured people of federal government’s assistance in probing Aurora, Colorado shooting during the premier of movie “The Dark Knight Rises” that killed a dozen people and injured 38 others.
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.