Indonesia foils terror plot on tourist spots
INDONESIA: Terror suspects killed or captured in
raids last week were planning to launch attacks on tourism spots in
Indonesia, national police said Tuesday. An anti-terror police squad
shot dead seven suspects and detained four others on Sulawesi and
Sumbawa islands in central Indonesia last week.
US drone attacks kill eight in Pakistan
PAKISTAN: At least eight militants were killed
and four others wounded Tuesday when US drones fired missiles at
militant compounds in a lawless Pakistani tribal area, security
Australian ‘catastrophic’ bushfires rage
AUSTRALIA: Bushfires raged out of control across
Australia's most populous state on Tuesday, fanned by intense heat
and high winds in “catastrophic” conditions that threatened homes
and triggered evacuations.