Blast toll at Shiite mosque rises to 33
The death toll from a suspected suicide bombing
near a Shiite mosque in central Pakistan rose to 33 on Friday with
52 people wounded, a senior police official said.
CIA nominee vows to break with Bush policies
President Barack Obama’s choice to head the CIA
made clear Thursday he would break with Bush administration policy
against terror suspects, saying detainees would not be subjected to
torture while in US custody or in allied countries.
Rebel-held hostage flown to freedom in Colombia
The last known politician held hostage by
Colombia’s main leftist insurgency was airlifted to freedom Thursday
after six years in captivity.