BREAKING NEWS: Another shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, US


Local US media are reporting a shooting incident at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek in Wisconsin. In a brief press conference at the scene, Oak Creek police said at least one officer was shot multiple times but was “expected to survive”. Police said one suspect was shot and is down. It was not clear how many other people were wounded or if there are other suspects, police said. According to the BBC News, local police say an emergency call was made to them this evening of an incident and officers Read more […]

2,000 Arrested in China in Counterfeit Drug Crackdown

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SHANGHAI — Chinese government authorities have detained nearly 2,000 people as part of a nationwide crackdown on the sale of fake or counterfeit drugs and health care products, according to a report Sunday from Xinhua, the official news agency. The government said that it had mobilized more than 18,000 officers in recent weeks to break up drug counterfeiting rings and that officials had seized about 1.16 billion renminbi, or $182 million, in fake medicine, including fraudulent drugs for the Read more […]

Man Sentenced To Death In Iran For Converting To Christianity

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It has been more than 1,000 days since a Christian pastor was thrown into an Iranian jail for leaving Islam and sentenced to death for, as the U.S. State Department put it, “simply following his faith.” On Monday, the agency once again called on Iran to release Youcef Nadarkhani. “Pastor Nadarkhani still faces the threat of execution for simply following his faith, and we repeat our call for Iranian authorities to release him immediately,” said a statement from State Department spokeswoman Read more […]

Egypt declares Mohamed Morsi president

CAIRO (AFP) – Muslim Brotherhood member Mohamed Morsi was on Sunday declared the first president of Egypt since a popular uprising ousted Hosni Mubarak, capping a tumultuous and divisive military-led transition. Morsi, who ran against Mubarak-era minister Ahmed Shafiq, won 51.73 percent of the vote after a race that had polarised the nation. Mohamed Morsi “The winner of the election for Egyptian president on June 16-17 is Mohamed Morsi Eissa al-Ayat,” said head of the electoral Read more […]

Breaking News: China earthquake kills two, injures 100

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Beijing  (AFP) – A shallow earthquake hit a mountainous area of southwest China on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring around 100, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the earthquake had a magnitude of 5.5 and struck the border between the provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan just before 4:00 pm (0800 GMT), at a depth of only 9.3 kilometres (5.8 miles). The Chinese government put the magnitude of the quake at 5.7. The earthquake toppled Read more […]

Jerry Sandusky guilty on 45 of 48 counts in child rape trial


A Pennsylvania jury found former assistant Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky guilty on 45 of 48 counts in his child sex abuse trial. Sandusky did not take the stand in his defense Jury to Sandusky: Guilty The 68-year-old was facing 48 counts including deviate sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent assault and unlawful contact with a minor among others. The jury spent more than 20 hours deliberating over the past two days before their verdict was announced around 10 p.m. ET. Friday. Sandusky Read more […]

Hosni Mubarak is Close to Dead

Reports from Cairo say former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is critically ill and may be close to death. The 84-year-old is said to have had a stroke, and was moved from prison to life support in an army hospital. Supporters and opponents gathered outside the hospital through the night, after initial reports said hew as “clinically dead”. Mubarak was removed in last year’s uprising, and jailed for life for his role in the death of protesters. There have been frequent reports since then Read more […]


Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard was stoned by protesters on Thursday. She got protection from her bodyguard to escapeRiot police formed a shield around the prime minister as they helped her force a path through the protesters who surrounded a restaurant where she was attending an awards ceremony to mark Australia Day.Miss Gillard stumbled after losing a shoe in the scuffle, but was caught by her personal security guard and managed to get into a waiting car. austria1.jpg (89.59 KB, 634×416 Read more […]