Washington: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), a United States spy agency, Saturday announced to have arrested an 18-year-old man who tried to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar on Friday night.
Washington: The United States (US) Saturday ordered family members and non-essential U.S. staff to leave the U.S. embassies in Tunis and Khartoum because of security concerns following a wave of anti-American protests over a film insulting Islam.
Khartoum: Sudan has rejected a United States (US) request to send marines to bolster security at the US embassy outside Khartoum, the Sudanese media reported on Saturday.
Kabul: At least two Nato personnel were killed by a local Afghan policeman in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, the latest in a surge of insider attacks that are shattering confidence between Afghan forces and their international partners.
Sana’a: The Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), a franchise of global terror network in Yemen, Saturday urged Muslims to step up protests and kill U.S. diplomats in Muslim countries over a film insulting Prophet (PBUH).
MADRID: A sea of chanting protesters from across Spain gathered on Saturday in Madrid for a rally against government austerity measures aimed at avoiding the need for a financial bailout.
BEIJING: China’s Vice President Xi Jinping has made his first public appearance in two weeks, state media said, following swirling speculation about the whereabouts of Beijing’s leader-in-waiting.
“Innocence of Muslims,” the film that mocks Islam and that has led to riots around the world is directed by Alan Roberts, a man known best for creating softcore porn films, huffingtonpost quoted Gawker as saying on Saturday.
DAMASCUS: International peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi warned after meeting President Bashar al-Assad on Saturday that the worsening conflict in Syria poses a threat to the region and the world at large.
MARIKANA, South Africa: South African police fired rubber bullets and tear gas Saturday to disperse workers at platinum giant Lonmin’s strike-hit Marikana mine in a crackdown on rising unrest in the key industry.