Toddler survives 5 days alone next to dead mom
MELBOURNE: A 2-year-old Australian toddler spent upto five days alone at home next to her dead mothers body probably surviving on Easter chocolate eggs,police said. The child was discovered severely dehydrated on Friday after neighbours became suspicious and raised alarm in Wagga Wagga,400 km south-west of Sydney.
Shelling in Syria as UN monitors begin mission
BEIRUT: An advance team of UN observers on Monday was working out with Syrian officials the ground rules for monitoring the countrys 5-day old ceasefire. Meanwhile,regime forces pounded the city of Homs with artillery shells and mortars,activists said.
Swiss woman kidnapped in Mali
BAMAKO: Switzerlands foreign ministry says they are working toward the release of a Swiss woman kidnapped in the northern Mali city of Timbuktu.
Pak grenade attack at primary school kills one
ISLAMABAD: Unidentified attackers lobbed a grenade at a primary school in Peshawar city on Monday,killing a child and injuring several others,police said. One child was killed in the blast at the school at Charsadda Road,police said.