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At least 41 dead in Afghanistan suicide attack–officials

Afghanistan's security forces and civilians walk at the site of a suicide attack in the Urgun area of Paktika province, Afghanistan, Tuesday, July 15, 2014.  AP PHOTO/PAJHWOK NEWS AGENCY

A suicide bomber driving a truck packed with explosives killed at least 41 people at a busy market in southeastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the deadliest attack in the war-torn country for months.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

PTV workers cry foul over ‘unlawful’ hiring of consultants


These days, there is nothing but low morale among state television employees.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Kuwait police fire tear gas to disperse protesters

Kuwaiti security forces arrive at the scene as tires are burning during a demonstration of supporters of Kuwaiti opposition leader and former MP Mussallam al-Barrak to ask for his release on Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Kuwait City, as Barrak is held in custody for alleged slander and insults to the supreme judicial council.  AFP PHOTO/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT

Kuwait riot police on Sunday fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse hundreds of opposition protesters who were demanding the release of a detained opposition leader.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Russian cameraman 5th journalist killed in Ukraine

A pro-Russian fighter shows a Ukrainian paratroopers emblem as the other one carries parts of weapons form the site of remnants of a downed Ukrainian army aircraft Il-76 at the airport near Luhansk, Ukraine, Saturday, June 14, 2014. Pro-Russian separatists shot down the military transport plane Saturday in the country’s restive east, killing all 49 service personnel on board, Ukrainian officials said. AP

Russia’s Channel One reports that one of its veteran cameramen has been killed in eastern Ukraine when a bus carrying journalists and soldiers’ mothers was hit by gunfire.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

21 killed as explosion rocks mall in Nigerian capital

People watch as smoke fills the sky, after an explosion, at a shopping mall, Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in Abuja, Nigeria.  AP PHOTO

An explosion blamed on Islamic extremists rocked a shopping mall in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, on Wednesday and police said at least 21 people have been killed.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »