Violence in Pakistan:
Political unrest kills 21
At least 21 people have been killed in a fresh
bout of political violence ahead of a key by-election in Pakistanís
southern port city of Karachi, a senior police official said Sunday.
Fourteen dead in Vietnam floods
Flooding has killed at least 14 people in
Vietnam and forced around 78,000 people to be evacuated from their
homes in the centre of the country, officials said Sunday.
Thai PM in court
Party faces ban threat :
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva arrived at
court amid tight security Monday as his ruling party fights to avoid
a political ban that could bring fresh upheaval to the deeply