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  • ‘Pakistani officers get anti-US lessons’
    ISLAMABAD, May 25 (AP): Instructors at a prestigious Pakistani defense institution are giving anti-American lessons to senior officers attending courses, according to a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable, a revelatio
  • High-flying bugs cause bad weather?
    London, May 25 (Agencies): High-flying bacteria in the atmosphere may be playing a leading role in causing bad weather, scientists say. Researchers from Montana State University in the US found numerous airborn
  • Obama, Cameron say no let-up in Libya
    LONDON, May 25 (AP): President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday promised a relentless and punishing pummeling of Moammar Gadhafi's forces in Libya, pressing for his ouster. Oba
  • NATO airstrikes hit Tripoli, heaviest bombing yet
    Sky over Tripoli, Libya, is illuminated by explosions during an airstrike, early on Tuesday, May 24. (AP Photo) TRIPOLI, May 24 (AP): NATO warplanes bombarded targets in Tripoli with more than 20 airstrike
  • Gaddafi’s departure from Libya inevitable: Obama
    WASHINGTON/TRIPOLI, May 20 (Reuters): Muammar Gaddafi will inevitably leave power, U.S. President Barack Obama said, as NATO intensified its weeks-long bombing of government targets and said on Friday it had su
  • Earthquake hits western Turkey; three dead
    ANKARA, May 20 (AP): A 5.9-magnitude earthquake partly collapsed some buildings and one mosque in western Turkey, killing at least three people and injuring nearly 100 people, authorities said on Friday.The qua
  • A British woman who can’t use electricity
    Nottinghamshire, May 20 (Agencies): A 55-year-old British woman is so sensitive to electricity that she cannot watch television, listen to the radio or talk on a mobile phone. Janice Tunnicliffe, a resident of
  • Saif al-Adel chosen to head al-Qaida
    WASHINGTON, May 18 (Agencies): A former Egyptian military officer turned al-Qaeda militant has been chosen to head Osama bin Laden's terror network temporarily until the slain leader's successor is officially n
  • Anti-crisis protests shake up Spanish elections
    MADRID, May 18 (AFP): Protesters fuming over Spain's economic crisis and sky-high jobless rate camped in Madrid and across the country Wednesday to vent their anger ahead of weekend local elections.More than 1,
  • Tanks shell Syrian town, West piles on pressure
    AMMAN, May 18 (Reuters): Tanks bombarded a Syrian border town for the fourth day on Wednesday in a military campaign to crush protests against President Bashar al-Assad, under mounting Western pressure to stop
  • ‘Taliban using child bombers’
    KABUL, May 15 (AP): The orders from their religious teacher were clear: Go to Afghanistan, strap on a suicide vest and kill foreign forces. With that, 9-year-old Ghulam Farooq left his home in Pakistan with thr
  • U.S. should not have violated Pakistan’s sovereignty: Gilani
    Islamabad, May 8 (PTI): Amid a diplomatic row between Pakistan and the U.S. over the secret operation that killed al— Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said Washington sh
  • Singapore’s ruling party triumphs again
    SINGAPORE, May 8 (Agencies): Singapore’s long-governing People’s Action Party (PAP) won an absolute parliamentary majority in the early hours of Sunday following Saturday’s general election.Pr
  • ‘Osama wasn’t shot dead, but blew himself up to avoid capture by US forces’
    Lahore, May 8(ANI): Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden was not shot dead by US Special Forces (SEALs) in 'Operation Geronimo', but blew himself up to avoid capture soon after they launched the raid at his Abbotabad
  • Ten dead in Egypt clash, premier calls talks
    Egyptians gather next to a building belonging to Christians that was set on fire  during clashes between Muslims and Christians in the Imbaba neighborhood of Cairo on Sunday, May 8. (AP Photo) CAIRO,
  • ASEAN summit fails to resolve Thai-Cambodia conflict
    JAKARTA, May 8 (Reuters): Southeast Asian leaders failed to achieve any breakthrough Sunday to end deadly border skirmishes between Thailand and Cambodia that overshadowed a regional summit in Jakarta supposed
  • US to tap Gadhafi billions to aid Libya rebels
    Mahmoud Jibril, executive bureau chairman of the transitional national council in Libya meets with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome on  Thursday, May 5,
  • ‘Osama killed according to war laws’
    Pakistanis walk by the house where al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was caught and killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan, on Thursday, May 5. The residents of Abbottabad were still confused and suspicious about the kil
  • Many Native Indians irked Geronimo code name
    This 1887 file photo, provided by the National Archives shows the famed Indian warrior Geronimo, a Chiricahua Apache, posing with a rifle. The leader of the Fort Sill Apache Tribe is looking for a formal apolog
  • Bin Laden was unarmed when US Navy SEALs stormed room
    People pass newspapers front pages with the report of Osama bin Laden’s death, at a newsstand in Berlin on Tuesday, May 3. Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that ki