UK girl of Pak origin kidnapped in Lahore
LAHORE: A British college girl of Pakistani origin was allegedly kidnapped from a busy market here,police said Monday. Ayesha Ali,21,a college student from London,was shopping in Liberty Market on Sunday when she was allegedly abducted.
Ayeshas passport is missing which has led to a suggestion that she might have gone on her own accord.
South Africa: 41,200 miners strike
MARIKANA: Labour unrest spread in South Africa on Monday after a strike by more than 41,200 workers halted operations at a mines over poor pay.
Iraqi V-P says innocent,terror trial a sham
BAGHDAD: Iraqs fugitive Sunni vice-president Tariq al-Hashemi on Monday declared his innocence in a trial that sentenced him to death on charges murdering of rivals and rejected the conviction as sham.
US woman teaches cockatoo to swear
Washington: A US woman Lynne Taylor is facing a lawsuit filed by her neighbours for teaching her cockatoo to swear at them. Her neighbours in Warwick municipal allege the bird is being taught to use expletives.
Jewish groups upset by Estonian mock ad
TALLINN: Jewish organisations have denounced Estonian Eesti Ekspress weekly for publishing a mock ad for weight-loss pills depicting emaciated prisoners at a Nazi concentration camp.
US groups helped Dutch anti-Islam politician
AMSTERDAM/NEW YORK: Anti-Islam groups in US,like the Middle East Forum,a pro-Israeli think tank,have provided financial support to Dutch politician Geert Wilders,an anti-Islam campaigner who is seeking re-election to the Dutch parliament this week.
Stowaway falls to death from UK jet
LONDON: A man believed to be a stowaway fell thousands of feet to his death from a Heathrow-bound jet liner on a car parked in a street here,The Sun reported.
Human excrement found in fake cigarettes in UK
London: Human excrement,asbestos and dead flies were ingredients found in fake cigarettes smuggled into the UK mainly from China,an investigation in Birmingham by MS Intelligence,a Swiss-based brand protection firm,revealed,according to Daily Mail.
Bombmaker surrenders to Indonesia police
JAKARTA: Authorities say alleged bombmaker 32-year-old Muhammad Toriq,who fled his house during a raid,has surrendered here.
Most dangerous cyber star is Emma Watson
NEW YORK: Emma Watson is the favourite celebrity bait for cyber criminals. McAfee said Monday that the Harry Potter star is the most dangerous celebrity to search for online.