Assange suffering from stress: Mom
QUITO: The mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says her son is under stress after being confined to Ecuadors embassy in London for over a month. Christine Assange is in Ecuador over her sons asylum request. Ecuadorean officials have said they will not announce a decision till after the Olympics end.
6 killed in Nigeria suicide attacks
ABUJA: Multiple bomb attacks by suspected Islamist extremists targeted two police stations in Nigerias northern city of Sokoto Monday killing six people,including three policemen and the suicide bombers.
Husain Haqqani joins US think tank
WASHINGTON: Husain Haqqani,the former Pakistan Ambassador to the US who quit over the memogate scandal,has joined a Washington-based think tank,the Hudson Institute,as a Senior Fellow and Director for South and Central Asia.
Envoy held in Kenya for Venezuelan death
NAIROBI: Dwight Sagaray,first secretary at Venezuelas embassy in Kenya,was arrested Monday over the murder of the the acting ambassador Olga Fonseca,police said.
Iran sentences 4 to death for bank fraud
DUBAI: A court has sentenced four people to death for a $2.6 billion bank fraud that tainted the government of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad,media reports said Monday.