Conflict keeps children out of school
BANGLADESH: Armed conflict is keeping 28 million
children around the world out of schools, where they are often
targets of sexual abuse and violence, according to a report released
Tuesday by UNESCO.
US warships set to enter Suez Canal’
US: Two US warships entered Egypt’s Suez Canal
yesterday morning as the threat of military intervention in Libya
looms large, an Egyptian official says.Earlier Tuesday, US Defence
Secretary Robert Gates said the USS Kearsarge, an amphibious ship
capable of carrying up to 2,000 Marines, and the USS Ponce assault
ship will be passing through the Mediterranean shortly, Reuters
Nepal celebrates Maha Shivaratri
NEPAL: Maha Shivaratri, one of the greatest
festivals of Hindus is being celebrated all around Nepal by
worshipping lord in various ways yesterday.