At least 13 people have been killed after a well-trained group of militants disguised as security guards stormed the airport in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city. The standoff continued for 5 hours before all terrorists were eliminated by security forces.
Ukraine’s central government, has given up manning border with Russia in the southeast where opposition to authorities overwhelmed Kiev government’s ability to police border there. Guards at town of Severniy abandoned their post, anyone can cross unimpeded there to and from Ukraine and Russia.
Thousands of protesters in Spain have urged the abolition of monarchy following the king’s recent abdication in favor of his son. Left-wing political parties and civil groups have demanded a referendum on the issue.
US President Barack Obama held an “informal conversation” with Vladimir Putin during the 70th anniversary of D-Day in France. Although the two leaders ignored each other at the group photograph, the White House said they speak “for 10 to 15 minutes” once they went inside for the luncheon.
Poroshenko gave his presidential oath on Saturday at an event attended by delegations from 56 countries. The US, key supporter of opposition forces, which ousted Poroshenko’s predecessor Viktor Yanukovich in armed coup and made way for his presidency, was represented by Vice President Biden.
After photos of metal spikes designed to prevent homeless people from sleeping in posh London neighborhoods surfaced online, people have been venting their outrage with controversial invention all over the social media.
President Alexandr Lukashenko of Belarus, a former Soviet republic, decreed those toiling on collective farms, a leftover from communism, cannot under any circumstance quit their jobs. Critics said the longtime dictator wanted to turn the workers into serfs, in existence during the days of imperial Russia.
American military advisers will soon arrive in politically fractured Ukraine in a move the Pentagon says is designed to build “defense institutions” in the country. US defense officials met with Kiev authorities to discuss how to help Ukraine build highly effective armed forces
A senior MP representing the nationalist opposition LDPR wants to change international public opinion about the current regime in Kiev by putting on an exhibition depicting the humanitarian disaster in the south and east of Ukraine
This decision will result in a complete stall of all supply and sale of GM seeds in Pakistan, especially those which are altered with high pesticide and herbicide resistance. Considering that these crops have elsewhere been found to cause super bugs, super weeds, and human and animal illnesses,
German Chancellor Angela Merkel: Leaders of the Group of Seven most industrialized countries (G7) decided to abstain for the moment from imposing further sanctions against Russia, intend to discuss Ukraine with Russian President Vladimir Putin in France this week .
US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko prove that Russia is involved in the independence movement in the eastern regions of Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed these claims.
United Nation’s International Labor Organization (ILO): More than 70 percent of world’s population lack adequate income, health care, old-age pensions, other social protections, Governments continue to slash social safety net as unemployment, poverty grows, result of the global economic crisis.
Two senior police officers were shot on Tuesday in the east Ukraine city of Horlivka, weeks after the men refused to pledge their allegiance to separatist authorities in the region, among 13 law enforcement officials who refused to comply with 48-hour ultimatum by the region's authorities.
The key last-ditch safety device that failed to prevent the 2010 BP oil spill remains problem for some offshore drilling. U.S. Chemical Safety Board details multiple failures, improper testing of blowout preventer, blames bad management. Found faulty wiring, dead battery, bent pipe in the device.
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