Iran denounces EU blacklisting Hezbollah
Tehran: Iran has denounced the European Union for its decision to blacklist Hezbollahs armed wing as a terror group. Iran strongly denounces the (EU) decision… and believes (it) is in line with the illegitimate interests of the Zionist regime, Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi was quoted as saying by the media Tuesday.
Afghan bomber kills
three NATO soldiers
Ghazni: A suicide bomber rode a donkey Tuesday into an Afghan and NATO military convoy,killing three Western soldiers and their Afghan interpreter,officials said. NATO confirmed three casualties in a bombing in Wardak province but gave no details.
Xis Hello beautiful! greeting goes viral
Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping displayed his informal public style,greeting a woman in a crowd as Hello beautiful!,causing a media flutter. His comment surprised the media and officials used to the old style Communist stock phrase Hello Comrade.
US man jailed for stolen $5m lottery
New York: A man convicted of possessing another mans winning $5 million lottery ticket has been sentenced to up to 25 years in prison. The prosecutors office said Andy Ashkar was sentenced Tuesday morning for having the the stolen ticket. PTI