Haiti death toll rises
Over 150,000 killed in Port au Prince:
With the official end to all search-and-rescue
work due to troubled relief efforts, the confirmed death toll from
the devastating January 12 earthquake has surpassed 150,000, Haitian
government officials said on Sunday.
Talks with Taliban loom over Pakistani-Afghan summit
The leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan sought
closer cooperation in the fight against militants during a summit in
Istanbul on Monday, but a plan to reach out to Taliban insurgents
will likely dominate the talks.