UN warns relief supplies for Pakistani flood-hit could run out
The United Nations warned Saturday that
humanitarian agencies are running out of resources to assist those
affected by floods in southern Pakistan, even as the need for clean
water, food, shelter and medical services increases among the more
than five million people in affected communities.
Pakistan defiantly rides out US pressure on Haqqanis
Bilateral relations likely to go further downhill
Pakistan has stared down an unprecedented
outbreak of US fury over its refusal to reign in the Haqqani
network, gaining Washington little and teeing relations up for
More anti-Wall St demos on tap despite 700 arrests
‘Arrest one of us and two more appear’:
US activists decrying corporate greed pledged to
march on Wall Street again Wednesday despite the arrests of more
than 700 protesters who blocked weekend traffic on the Brooklyn
Bridge in New York.
Syria opposition forms united front against Assad
Syrian opposition movements announced the
formation of a “historic” united front against President Bashar al-Assad’s
regime at a meeting in Turkey on Sunday. At home, meanwhile, a son
of Syria’s grand mufti was killed when his car came under attack
from gunmen, Syria’s state news agency SANA said.