Voting for a new parliament begins in Egypt

Voting for a new parliament begins in Egypt

CAIRO Egypt kicked off a long-awaited parliamentary election on Sunday, the final step in a process that was meant to put the country back on a democratic course but which critics say has been undermined by state repression. Egypt has been without a parliament since June 2012 when a court dissolved the democratically-elected main chamber,

Dozens killed as suicide bombers hit Nigeria mosque

Dozens of worshippers were killed when two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a mosque in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri which has been hit repeatedly by Boko Haram militants, witnesses said. “All the people in the mosque died. Not a single one escaped,” said Muhtari Ahmadu, a trader near the scene. “We counted 42

Turkey detains 2 for tweets suggesting knowledge of blasts

ANKARA Turkish officials say police have detained two people who posted tweets suggesting there could be a bomb attack in the capital Ankara a day before twin suicides bombings killed 97 people. A government official said Wednesday that the two suspects had ties to the Kurdish rebel group which is engaged in a renewed fighting

Pakistan’s lie exposed! Leaders knew Osama bin Laden was living in Abbottabad

Delhi Was the Pakistani establishment really unaware of Osama bin Laden’s presence on their soil as they have repeatedly proclaimed is a question that has intrigued many. Now, former defence minister of Pakistan has revealed that the Pakistani Army and the ISI had prior knowledge of Osama living on their soil. As per a report

‘Modi Express’ bus launched in UK

Indian community groups in the UK have launched a ‘Modi Express’ bus for a month-long tour around iconic landmarks here to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to the country next month. The bus, which was launched on Sunday, made its first stop at Ealing Road, Wembley also known as ‘Little India’, followed by