US drone strike kills four in Pakistan
Pakistan : A US drone attack targeting a militant compound killed
four insurgents in a troubled Pakistani tribal region early
yesterday, security officials said. In the second drone strike in
about 24 hours, two missiles hit the compound located in Miranshah,
the main town in volatile North Waziristan near the Afghan border, a
security official said.
New Maldives leader moves to curb ‘anarchy’
Maldive Islands : The new president of the Maldives Mohamed Waheed,
who is accused by his predecessor of taking part in a coup,
struggled Thursday to contain “anarchy” in the holiday paradise as
protests and violence spread.
Aid sent by helicopter as thousands remain cut off in Europe
Poland : Helicopters ferried food and medicine
to iced-in villagers on Wednesday as Europe's 12-day-old cold snap
tightened its frigid grip on the continent, where more than 400 have
died as a direct result.