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Jordan Gives Pakistani Reduced Sentence for Honour Killing

Jordan Gives Pakistani Reduced Sentence for Honour Killing

Friday, June 20, 2014 11:17

A Jordanian court Thursday reduced the sentence of a Pakistani man who killed his teenaged wife and her alleged lover last year "to cleanse his honour", a judicial official said. [caption id="attachment_37635" align="alignright" width="360"] Jordan[/caption] "Amman criminal court today ...

Poll Candidates Claim Fraud

Poll Candidates Claim Fraud

Monday, June 16, 2014 11:30

[caption id="attachment_37559" align="alignright" width="384"] Afghan Poll Candidates[/caption] A roadside bomb killed 11 people, including five election workers in northern Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday, as a prolonged vote count began after the presidential run-off election. Election ...

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US will help but Iraq Must Mend Divisions (Barack Obama)

US will help but Iraq Must Mend Divisions (Barack Obama)

Saturday, June 14, 2014 11:15

US President Barack Obama said Friday that he is examining options short of sending ground troops to help Iraq counter a Sunni extremist offensive, but warned the country must heal its own divisions. [caption id="attachment_37538" align="alignnone" width="600"] Barack Obama[/caption] "We ...

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Indian Woman says Police Gang-Raped her Inside Station

Indian Woman says Police Gang-Raped her Inside Station

Friday, June 13, 2014 12:30

An Indian woman said Thursday she was gang-raped by four officers at a police station, the latest in a string of shocking sex attacks in the troubled state of Uttar Pradesh. [caption id="attachment_37514" align="alignright" width="384"] Police Gang-Raped[/caption]...

US Mulls Air Strikes in Iraq

US Mulls Air Strikes in Iraq

Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:26

Militants have seized the Iraqi city of Tikrit as a jihadist offensive sweeps closer to Baghdad, prompting the UN Security Council to convene crisis talks Thursday while the US mulls air strikes on the rebels. [caption id="attachment_37490" align="alignnone" width="600"]...

Two Dead in New US School Shooting

Two Dead in New US School Shooting

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 13:21

A rifle-toting gunman killed a 14-year-old student at an Oregon high school Tuesday, the latest in a spate of US shootings that prompted a renewed warning from President Barack Obama. [caption id="attachment_37467" align="alignright" width="360"] US School Shooting[/caption] The ...

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Barack Obama Defends Deal that Freed US Soldier

Barack Obama Defends Deal that Freed US Soldier

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 10:46

President Barack Obama defended on Tuesday the prisoner swap deal that freed a U.S. soldier from Taliban captivity in Afghanistan, and the Army pledged to investigate the circumstances of his capture after fellow soldiers said he had deserted. [caption id="attachment_37424" align="alignright" width="360"]...

Kabul Seeks US Help Against Pakistan (Rocket Attacks)

Kabul Seeks US Help Against Pakistan (Rocket Attacks)

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 12:08

The Afghan government on Monday sought the United States support against alleged ‘rocket attacks’ by Pakistan. Washington is bound to help Kabul to counter external threats under a strategic partnership agreement, Afghan officials said. [caption id="attachment_37398" align="alignright" width="306"]...

Narendra Modi Bolsters Security Team

Narendra Modi Bolsters Security Team

Monday, June 2, 2014 12:13

India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen a daring former spy with years of experience in dealing with Pakistan as his national security adviser, a move officials say signals a more muscular approach to New Delhi's traditional enemy. [caption id="attachment_37381" align="alignright" width="360"]...

US Confrims that an American Citizen had Carried out Suicide Bombing in Syria

US Confrims that an American Citizen had Carried out Suicide Bombing in Syria

Saturday, May 31, 2014 12:01

An American citizen fighting for a hardline militant group had carried out a deadly suicide bombing in Syria, US officials confirmed Friday, in the first such case in the war. [caption id="attachment_37356" align="alignright" width="307"]...