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Veteran Bollywood villain Pran dies

Veteran Bollywood villain Pran dies

July 13, Mumbai – Veteran Indian film actor Pran Krishan Sikand, popularly known as Pran, has died in Mumbai at the age of 93. Pran was famous for playing the part of the villain in Hindi films, in a career that stretched more than six decades. Between the 1960s and 1980s, he appeared in nearly […]

July 13, 2013 | By More
San Fermin festival 23 injured during stampede at Spanish bull run

San Fermin festival 23 injured during stampede at Spanish bull run

July 13 PAMPLONA, Spain  — The penultimate bull run of Spain’s San Fermin festival left at least 23 people injured Saturday, when thrill-seekers fleeing the beasts were crushed at the narrow entrance to the bullring, officials said. Two of the injuries were gorings. As the huge animals thundered into the entrance of the tunnel, they […]

July 13, 2013 | By More
Deadly bomb attack kills 31 people in Iraqi city of Kirkuk

Deadly bomb attack kills 31 people in Iraqi city of Kirkuk

July 13, The blast happened shortly after 22:00 local time (19:00 GMT). More than 26 people were wounded. At least 31 people have been killed in a bomb attack in a cafe in Iraq’s northern city of Kirkuk, officials say. Cafe customers were reportedly marking the end of the day’s fast for Ramadan. It comes […]

July 12, 2013 | By More
Human Rights – Pakistan slammed for reinstating death penalty

Human Rights – Pakistan slammed for reinstating death penalty

July 12, – Pakistan is going through one of its worst existential crises. The country is facing Islamist insurgency in its northwestern areas bordering Afghanistan and a protracted separatist movement in the southwestern Balochistan province. Islamist militants continue to target civilians in other parts of the country too.  In a bid to curb the escalating […]

July 11, 2013 | By More
France: Fire partially destroys landmark Paris mansion

France: Fire partially destroys landmark Paris mansion

July 10, PARIS  — Fire has partially destroyed a landmark mansion on Paris’ Ile Saint Louis that once belonged to the Rothschild dynasty. The Hotel Lambert, a 17th century mansion overlooking the Seine river, suffered “serious damage” in a fire that broke out early Wednesday morning, according to deputy Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo. Televised images […]

July 10, 2013 | By More
Human rights: Deadly blast rocks Hezbollah stronghold in southern Beirut

Human rights: Deadly blast rocks Hezbollah stronghold in southern Beirut

July 09, BEIRUT  — The powerful blast in a bustling commercial and residential neighborhood came as many Lebanese Shiites began observing the holy month of Ramadan, and is the worst explosion to hit the area in years — likely direct fallout of the civil war raging in neighboring Syria. A car bomb rocked a stronghold […]

July 9, 2013 | By More
Human Rights: Egyptian military shot dead 51 Morsi supporters in Cairo

Human Rights: Egyptian military shot dead 51 Morsi supporters in Cairo

July 08, CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian soldiers and police clashed with Islamists protesting the military’s ouster of the president in bloodshed that left at least 42 protesters dead, officials and witnesses said, and plunged the divided country deeper into crisis with calls by the Muslim Brotherhood’s political party for all-out rebellion against the army. The […]

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Egypt “tense calm” after days of violent protests

Egypt “tense calm” after days of violent protests

July 07, CAIRO — Mansour’s administration, meanwhile, has begun trying to dismantle Morsi’s legacy. He replaced Morsi’s intelligence chief and the presidential palace’s chief of staff. Prosecutors, meanwhile, ordered four detained stalwarts of Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood held for 15 days pending an investigation into the shooting deaths of eight protesters last week. Egypt’s new president […]

July 7, 2013 | By More
HR media news: 14 Afghan soldiers, 64 Taliban militants killed

HR media news: 14 Afghan soldiers, 64 Taliban militants killed

July 07, Kabul – The government says 14 Afghan soldiers and 64 Taleban militants have been killed in fighting and roadside bombings across the country in the past 24 hours. The Ministry of Defense said on Sunday the casualties include 10 Taleban fighters killed in a single operation in Wardak province, west of Kabul. Three […]

July 7, 2013 | By More
Asiana jet Boeing-777 crash lands at San Francisco airport

Asiana jet Boeing-777 crash lands at San Francisco airport

July 07, AP – An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft crashed as it tried to land at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, with its tail breaking off and smoke billowing out before the cabin eventually burned out. There was no immediate confirmation of fatalities among about 300 people on the plane — Flight 214 […]

July 6, 2013 | By More