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  • Pakistanis flee homes as floods sweep south Pak

    Thousands of Pakistanis are fleeing their homes in southern coastal areas as floods sweep down from the north. The vast body of flood-water that has swept the length of Pakistan is now threatening previously unaffected communities in Sindh province, at the country’s southern tip. The authorities have been organising a mass evacuation from the town […]

    UNSC to hold emergency meeting to discuss Congo mass rape

    Diplomats at the United Nations say the Security Council is to hold an emergency meeting to discuss rape of more than 150 women in the Democratic Republic of Congo, nearly 30 kilometres from the U.N. base. Peace keeping troops said they heard about the mass rape carried out by rebel forces ten days after it […]

    More fighting erupted in Somalia’s capital

    More fighting has erupted in Somalia’s capital a day after Islamist militants attacked a hotel and killed more than 30 people. Witnesses say the insurgent group Al Shabab and pro-government forces exchanged heavy artillery fire in Mogadishu on Wednesday. Commanders on the government side say Al Shabab tried to seize areas near the Presidential palace […]

    Philippine President Apologizes to HK for Any Offense Made

    Philippine President Aquino on Wednesday asked the people of Hong Kong for “understanding” in relation to the hostage-taking incident that claimed the lives of eight of their nationals, and apologized if any of his actions — though unintentional — had offended them. The President also said, at a press conference held at the presidential palace, […]

    Japan’s Ruling Party Kingpin to Run in Election

    Ichiro Ozawa, dubbed as kingpin of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), told reporters Thursday morning that he will run in the DPJ’s leadership election next month. “I decided to run in the election as Prime Minister Hatoyama said he will give me full support,” the former DPJ secretary general told reporters after meeting […]

    More Men behind Moscow Subway Bombings Found

    Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced Wednesday that they have seized an archive belonging to an insurgent recently killed in Dagestan, who was believed to have masterminded bombings of Moscow subway in March. FSB head Alexander Bortnikov said those papers would help find more terrorists, local media reported. The killed insurgent Magomedali Vagabov was husband […]

    U.N. Security Council Meets on Somali Situation

    The U.N. Security Council launched an open meeting Wednesday to discuss the current situation in Somalia, which has lurched from crisis to crisis since 1991. The 15-nation Security Council began the meeting, which will also discuss Somali piracy, by observing one minute’s silence to mourn at least 30 people killed Tuesday by Somali insurgents, who […]

    Egypt Announces Site for Its First Nuclear Power Station

    Egypt decided on Wednesday to build its first nuclear power station in the Mediterranean coastal area of al-Dabaa, putting an end to a controversy over its possible location. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak settled the controversy and decided al-Dabaa to be the site during a meeting with members of the Supreme Council for the Peaceful Purposes […]

    Israeli FM: No Peace Deal within One Year

    Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Wednesday that a peace deal with Palestinians was more than a year away, despite recent comments to the contrary floated by Palestinian National Authority and American officials. “The peace process is unlikely to end within the next year, as disagreements between the two sides are too deep,” he said […]

    Inflation in Russia 3rd Higheest in Europe

    Russia’s inflation in the first half of 2010 was the third highest in Europe, RBC news agency reported Wednesday. According to data from Russian Federal Statistics Service (Rosstat), inflation in Russia was 4.8 percent, behind only Romania and Malta, where it was 5.4 and 5.5 percent, respectively. In July, the inflation rate in Russia was […]