Violent anti-US protest erupts in Kabul
Hundreds of Afghans staged a violent protest in
Kabul on Monday against an American film mocking the Prophet
Mohammed, throwing stones at a US base, torching cars and shouting
“Death to America”, police said.
US leads major Gulf naval exercise
A major US-led naval minesweeping exercise got
underway in the Gulf Sunday as tension remain high over Iran and its
controversial nuclear programme.
Pentagon chief calls for calm in Japan-China spat
US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta called for
diplomatic efforts to resolve a worsening territorial spat between
Japan and China on Monday, the day after warning disputes could draw
East Asia into war.