Syrian forces,rebels clash inside Lebanon
BEIRUT: Syrian troops crossed into Lebanon on Tuesday clashing with rebels who had taken refuge there. The news came as former UN chief Kofi Annan said that Syria had accepted a peace deal. Meanwhile,the UN raised the death toll in the uprising to 9,000.
Killer didnt send French attacks video to Al Jazeera
PARIS: A video showing a gunmans attacks on soldiers and a Jewish school was sent to the Al Jazeera network but not by him,police said Tuesday,raising possibility of an accomplice. Al Jazeera decided not to air the video.
Threat prompts lockdown at Afghan defence ministry
KABUL: The Afghan defence ministry was locked down for two hours Tuesday after an intelligence report warned that the Kabul compound faced a threat of attack. Afghan officials said later the report was false.
DSK being targeted for active extramarital sex life: Lawyers
PARIS: Lawyers defending Dominique Strauss-Kahn against allegations he was involved in a prostitution ring say he is being targeted for his active extramarital sex life. The former IMF chief was handed preliminary charges Monday.
US accident victim gets new face in most extensive surgery
BALTIMORE: University of Maryland Medical Centre officials said a man injured in a 1997 gun accident has been given a new face in the most extensive face transplant ever. Richard Lee Norris,37,is recovering well.