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Two Million Flood Victims in Philippine

Two Million Flood Victims in Philippine

Thursday, August 9, 2012 14:27

Philippine authorities appealed Thursday for help in getting relief to two million people affected by deadly floods in and around the capital, warning that evacuation centres were overwhelmed....

Alliance with Syria will Not be Broken (Iran)

Alliance with Syria will Not be Broken (Iran)

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 9:06

Iran assured President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday that Syria was a vital partner in its regional anti-Israeli alliance, a bond that would not be broken by a rebellion it said was backed by the two countries' common enemies....

US Mosque Destroyed in Suspected Arson Attack

US Mosque Destroyed in Suspected Arson Attack

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 8:28

A mosque burned to the ground in the midwestern United States on Monday, in what worshippers suspect was a hate attack, less than a day after a deadly shooting at a Sikh temple. Firefighters ...

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Mongolian Former President Jailed for Corruption

Mongolian Former President Jailed for Corruption

Saturday, August 4, 2012 8:41

A court in Mongolia has jailed former president Nambar Enkhbayar for four years after finding him guilty of corruption charges that he has called politically motivated....

Rebels Capture Tank as Aleppo Battle Rages (Syria)

Rebels Capture Tank as Aleppo Battle Rages (Syria)

Friday, August 3, 2012 8:37

Syrian rebels turned the gun of a captured tank against government forces on Thursday, shelling a military airbase used by war planes in the battle for Aleppo. President Bashar al-Assad's troops meanwhile bombarded the ...

US Envoy to Assume Charge This Month (Munter Replacement)

US Envoy to Assume Charge This Month (Munter Replacement)

Thursday, August 2, 2012 12:23

US Ambassador-designate to Pakistan Richard Olson is expected to assume charge later this month amid signs of easing of months-old tensions between the two allies. But Olson’s final itinerary hinges on approval of his ...

Barack Obama Tightens Sanctions on Banks Helping Iran Sell Oil

Barack Obama Tightens Sanctions on Banks Helping Iran Sell Oil

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 10:36

President Barack Obama announced new US sanctions on Tuesday against foreign banks that help Iran sell its oil, efforts that he said would increase pressure on Tehran for failing to meet its international nuclear obligations. Obama’s ...

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Dust Storm Attacks Arizona

Dust Storm Attacks Arizona

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 8:52

A second cloud of yellow in less than a week overwhelmed suburban Phoenix on Sunday, mixing with torrential rains and gusty winds that wreaked havoc on midday traffic in the area. According to the ...

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Burmese Muslim Losing Hope (Burma Muslim Killing)

Burmese Muslim Losing Hope (Burma Muslim Killing)

Sunday, July 29, 2012 12:27

It’s nearly two months since the Muslim’s massacre ignited in Arakan, the western province of Burma (Myanmar). It all began on 3rd June 2012 when 11 Muslims were killed by the extremist Buddhists with an alleged assistance of Burmese Army after bringing them down from a bus. The ...

US Plans $4.2bn Patriot Missile Sale to Kuwait

US Plans $4.2bn Patriot Missile Sale to Kuwait

Thursday, July 26, 2012 8:40

The Pentagon said Wednesday it planned to sell 60 Patriot missiles to Kuwait in a deal worth an estimated $4.2 billion, as the emirate tries to bolster its defenses against the threat from Iran....