Pakistani troops battle last Red Mosque militants
Pakistani troops Wednesday battled to flush out
militants making a last stand inside Islamabad’s Red Mosque after
fighting that left at least 62 people dead, amid fears the toll
could rise dramatically.
Forty-four Indian troops, Maoist rebels killed in jungle battle
More than 40 troops and Maoist rebels were
killed in one of the deadliest clashes to date in revolt-hit central
India, officials said Tuesday. Vishwa Ranjan, police chief of the
Indian state of Chhattisgarh, said 44 bodies found so far at the
site of the savage gunbattle included the corpses of 24 troops and
20 Maoist insurgents.
Qaeda’s Zawahri threatens more attacks in UK
Al Qaeda’s second-in-command, Ayman al-Zawahri,
on Tuesday threatened more attacks on Britain, two weeks after two
failed bombings and criticised the country’s decision to award
author Salman Rushdie a knighthood.