US judge jails ‘Millennium bomber’ for 37 years
A US judge jailed the so-called “Millennium
bomber” for 37 years Wednesday for plotting to bomb Los Angeles
airport on New Year's Eve 1999, but rejected calls for a life
N Korean leader’s nephew labels him a ‘dictator’
Kim Jong-Il’s teenage grandson has labelled his
uncle, North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong-Un, a “dictator” in an
interview that offers a rare glimpse into the world’s most secretive
ruling dynasty. During the interview, conducted at the school in
Bosnia where he studies, Kim Han-Sol, 17, spoke of his desire to
“make things better” for the Korean people.
Rebels, Washington wary as Syria mulls truce
Syria was due on Thursday to announce whether it
will accept a ceasefire during a Muslim holiday this weekend, but
rebels and Washington remained wary of any commitment from Damascus.
Syria rebels have US-made Stinger missiles - Russia
Syrian rebels battling the regime of President
Bashar al-Assad have shoulder-launched missile systems, including
US-made Stingers, Russia’s top general claimed Wednesday, prompting
a strong denial from Washington.