Five policemen killed in attacks in Afghan capital
AFGHANISTAN: Attacks in the Afghan capital left
five policemen dead and a high-profile commander wounded, the
government said Wednesday, as suspected Taliban continued to hold
hostage 150 labourers.
European Parliament underlines freedom of expression in fight
EU: The European Parliament on Tuesday
underlined freedom of speech and the protection of privacy in
European Union (EU) legislation on the fight against terrorism.
Food riots in east India, flood waters lap Taj Mahal
INDIA: Officials in eastern India struggled to
provide aid to tens of thousands of flood victims after riots broke
out on Wednesday, as floodwaters lapped the Taj Mahal compound but
posed no immediate threat to it.