Zardari visits flood zone
President comforts victims:
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari tried to
comfort victims of devastating floods Thursday on his first visit to
the area after criticism of his trips abroad and his government’s
perceived slack response.
Fires spread to Portugal reserve:
Portuguese rescue workers evacuated some 100
people from the Peneda-Geres National Park Thursday as wildfires in
the north of the country intensified despite non-stop efforts by
more than a thousand firefighters.