Lastnight World: Over 550 Chinese lawmakers dismissed for graft

Over 550 lawmakers in the Hunan provincial legislature were Saturday dismissed or disqualified after being implicated in an electoral fraud scandal.

Published: December 29, 2013 12:39:08 am

Over 550 Chinese lawmakers dismissed for graft

Beijing: Over 550 lawmakers in the Hunan provincial legislature were Saturday dismissed or disqualified after being implicated in an electoral fraud scandal. PTI

Syrian forces kill 25 in Aleppo attack

BEIRUT: A Syrian army air strike in Aleppo killed at least 25 Saturday,a monitoring group said,continuing a campaign of improvised “barrel bombs” that has drawn international condemnation. REUTERS

Pak security forces seize explosives

Islamabad: Pakistani security forces Saturday claimed to have foiled a terror threat by seizing a massive quantity of explosives,suicide vests and detonators from two illegal bomb factories in Balochistan. PTI

Musharraf turns down govt offer

Islamabad: Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has rejected “with thanks” the government offer to bring his ailing mother to Pakistan from Dubai,an aide said Saturday. pti

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