Briefly World: Senior Saddam aide executed in Iraq

Saddam Hussein’s personal secretary,Abed Hamoud,was executed in Iraq,the justice ministry said

Written by Agencies | Published: June 8, 2012 1:00 am

Senior Saddam aide executed in Iraq

BAGHDAD: Saddam Hussein’s personal secretary,Abed Hamoud,was executed in Iraq on Thursday,the justice ministry said. He was number four on the US list of most-wanted Iraqi officials,after the Sunni dictator and his sons.

Pak CJ recuses himself from son’s case

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry on Thursday recused himself from a case against his son Arsalan Iftikhar,who allegedly received up to Rs 400 million from tycoon Malik Riaz Hussain to influence cases in the apex court.

US Senator demands vote on cut in Pak aid

Washington: An influential lawmaker is planning to demand a vote on his bill in the US Senate to stop American aid to Pakistan until Islamabad releases Shakil Afridi,a doctor who helped CIA trace Osama.

Bombing kills 14 in Quetta,say police

QUETTA: A bomb exploded at Quetta city in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province,killing 14 people,including three children on Thursday,police said.

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