Thursday, June 20, 2013
Karzai to boycott Taliban talks in Qatar
China executes official for raping minor girls
A former Chinese Communist Party official was on Wednesday executed for raping more than 10 minor girls.
US House passes bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks
The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives has approved a legislation to ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, one of the most stringent pro-life bills to pass a Congressional chamber i...
Over 7 million refugees in 2012: UN
At least 7.6 million people were reportedly forced to become refugees in 2012 reportedly highest since 1994.
US allows women to join Navy SEALS, Army rangers
Women in the US will be able to join the Navy SEALS, Army Rangers and other specialised combat outfits under plans approved by the Pentagon to open up thousands of frontline jobs which were out of the...
Barack Obama arrives in Germany
US President Barack Obama arrived on Wednesday on his first official visit designed to reaffirm his country`s strong commitment to trans-Atlantic partnership and close ties with Germany.
Surveillance programmes thwarted terror plots: US NSA chief
Two phone and Internet surveillance programmes run by the US National Security Agency (NSA) helped disrupt over 50 potential terrorist attacks against the US and its allies, the agency`s chief said Tu...
UN chief hails G8 leaders` understanding on Syria
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Tuesday welcomed the understanding reached on Syria by leaders of the Group of Eight (G-8) industrial nations.
Israel wants Iran to halt uranium enrichment
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that his country would not accept anything less than the total halt of Iranian uranium enrichment.
Bandits kill 48 in Nigeria village raid
At least 48 people have been killed when armed bandits raided a northern Nigerian village in an apparent reprisal attack targeting a local vigilante group.
Clashes erupt in Egypt over Islamist governors
Clashes have erupted between supporters and opponents of Egypt`s president and his Muslim Brotherhood over his appointment of new Islamist governors, some in areas where opponents are strong.
Boko Haram militants attack school in Nigeria, kill 9 pupils
Barack Obama not involved in tax scandal: White House
Obama not involved in tax scandal: White House
US Senator backs Hillary Clinton for President
Plot against Wall Street foiled: US spy Chief
Civil rights groups sue NY police on Muslim spying
US military plans to put women in most combat jobs
G8 condemns use of chemical weapons in Syria
Good news, says Kerry on Taliban opening office in Qatar
Pakistan supportive of Taliban peace process: US
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