Pakistan suicide blast kills at least 21
A suicide bomber killed at least 21 policemen in
Pakistanís northwestern tribal region on Thursday, after a US strike
from a drone aircraft killed eight Taliban militants, officials
Election tomorrow :
Japan opposition poised for poll win
Japanís opposition Democratic Party is keeping up
its momentum and looks poised for a huge victory over the
long-ruling conservative party in Sundayís election for parliamentís
lower house, media said on Friday.
Doubts about an economic recovery:
Japanís jobless rate hits record high
Japanís unemployment rate is at a record high,
data showed Friday, raising doubts about an economic recovery and
piling pressure on embattled Prime Minister Taro Aso two days ahead
of an election.