Browsing Category

INTERNATIONAL

47 killed as Afghan forces end Kabul siege

Kabul: Afghan forces on Monday regained control over parts of the capital Kabul after killing all the 36 Taliban militants - some wearing burqas - who unleashed the biggest wave of coordinated suicide attacks in a decade. The brazen 18-hour…

Tornadoes pound US plains

KANSAS CITY: A spate of tornadoes tore through parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa, churning through Wichita and other areas while causing property damage but no immediate reports of deaths or widespread injuries. Tornadoes skipped…

SA Prez Zuma to marry at 70

Johannesburg: South African President Jacob Zuma is to marry his long-time fiancee, Bongi Ngema, next weekend. According to the Sunday Times, the president’s spokesperson, Mac Maharaj, confirmed that the president would formalise his…

Washington UK’s ‘greatest foe ever’

London: George Washington has been named as the greatest foe ever faced by the British, according to a contest run by the National Army Museum to identify the country’s most outstanding military opponent. The first President of US was one…

Life on Mars found in 1976, boiled by mistake

London: Bungling NASA scientists are believed to have found tiny live microbes on Mars — but mistakenly killed them by boiling them alive, a media report said on Saturday. Two spacecraft that landed on the Red Planet in 1976 are now thought…