Flash floods: At least 150 dead in Rajasthan
At least 150 bodies have been recovered since
last week following flash floods caused by heavy monsoon rains in
India's desert state of Rajasthan, officials said Monday.
Pentagon eyes non-nuclear ICBMs against terrorists
The Pentagon is considering a plan to replace
the nuclear warheads on some intercontinental ballistic missiles
with conventional weapons for preemptive strikes against terrorists,
U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Sunday.
Pakistan on alert after riots over killing of tribal chief
Pakistan was on alert for further unrest on
Monday after violent rioting over the death of a top tribal leader
in a military air strike. Three people including a policeman died in
clashes and hundreds were arrested as protesters went on the rampage
in southwestern province of Baluchistan, where a rebellion has
simmered over the past two years.