Bomb attack in Cairo wounds 2 police, civilian: medic

CAIRO, April 15, 2014 (AFP) - Two Egyptian policemen and a civilian were wounded in a bomb attack targeting a security checkpoint in central Cairo on Tuesday, officials and a medic said.The device, wh

Afghan deputy minister kidnapped: officials

KABUL, April 15, 2014 (AFP) - An senior Afghan government official was kidnapped along with his driver on his way to work in Kabul on Tuesday, an interior ministry official said.Ahmad Shah Waheed, dep

Indian SC recognises transgenders as 'third gender'

NEW DELHI (AFP) - India's highest court on Tuesday recognised the existence of a third gender that is neither male nor female, in a landmark judgement hailed by transgender people.Recognition of trans

Treason case: Lawyer seeks action against those who supported Musharraf

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf’s lawyer Farogh Naseem has requested the court to take action against those who supported his client during November 3, 2007 emergency, Du

Political Rifts Slow U.S. Effort on Climate Laws

Efforts to tackle climate change have repeatedly collided with politics in Washington, where Republicans question the science of global warming, and ties to the fossil fuel industry have made them res

MH370: Indian Ocean Proves Too Deep for Robotic Sub

The hunt for the missing Malaysian jetliner was further complicated Tuesday, after the part of the southern Indian Ocean being searched proved too deep for a miniature robotic submarine.

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After 50-year wait, Sydney to get second airport in Australia infrastructure drive

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia has approved a $2.4 billion (1.4 billion pounds) project to build a long-awaited second airport for Sydney, likely boosting near-term investment and jobs in a bet that the

Osaka Set to Designate Site for Japan's First Proposed Casino

The Japanese city of Osaka plans to invite operators to build a casino on a plot of reclaimed land on Osaka Bay, its governor told Reuters, beating Tokyo in the race to attract global gaming firms to

Submersible’s First Scan for Jet Wreckage Is Cut Short

A safety mechanism halted the first deployment of an unmanned submersible in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, officials said Tuesday.

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