Tehran: Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi Thursday hailed “brave” Syrians and Palestinians for their struggle against oppression by Syrian regime and Israel.
Sanaa: An unidentified gunman killed Yemeni intelligence officer in Sanaa,capital of Yemen, the defence ministry said on its website.
Ohio: A naked, severely burned woman with a strap around her neck arose from a rural eastern Ohio road, crying in agony, and threw herself toward a passing vehicle in a scene that was “something out of a horror show,” the motorist told a newspaper.
Gulfport: Hurricane Isaac sidestepped New Orleans on Wednesday, sending the worst of its howling wind and heavy rain into a cluster of rural fishing villages that had few defenses against the slow-moving storm that could bring days of unending rain.
New Delhi: At least six Indian soldiers were killed when two MI-17 Helicopters of Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed as they collide midair in Gujarat on Thursday.
Kabul: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that Middle East should be nuclear-free, however, Iran will not give up its nuclear energy programme.
Tampa, Florida: Two attendees at the Republican National Convention were removed from the event, after allegedly throwing nuts at a black CNN camerawoman and shouted, “This is how we feed animals!”
Washington: The United States (US) Defence Department, Pentagon, Wednesday said that it has obtained a copy of a soon-to-be-published book, ‘No Easy Day’, by a former Navy commando who participated in the Bin Laden raid.
Los Angeles: A 100-year-old man in car hit 11 people, including nine children outside a South Los Angeles elementary school on Wednesday afternoon.
Tripoli: Three members have been suspended by the Libya’s newly elected national assembly on Wednesday over links with former leader Muammar Gaddafi’s government, a spokesman said.