Daily Archives: July 6, 2013

A red-and-white ocean of revellers erupted in cheers to launch Spain’s annual San Fermin bull-running festival

PAMPLONA, Spain: A red-and-white ocean of revellers erupted in cheers to launch Spain’s annual San Fermin bull-running festival today but only after a 19-minute delay caused by a giant Basque flag that blocked the starting …

Spiritual leader Dalai Lama says he was counting on young people to create a happier century as he celebrates 78th birthday in southern India

BANGALORE, India: Spiritual leader Dalai Lama today said he was counting on young people to create a happier century as he celebrated his 78th birthday in southern India with tens of thousands of fellow Tibetan …

Mali lifts six-month state of emergency today, the eve of start of a presidential campaign for July 28 election

BAMAKO: Mali lifted a nearly six-month state of emergency today, the eve of the start of a presidential campaign for a July 28 election in the troubled west African nation, the security ministry said.

The …

Security forces boosted positions near a protest camp by supporters of ousted leader Morsi

CAIRO: Security forces boosted positions near a protest camp by supporters of ousted leader Mohammed Morsi as authorities today plotted their next moves after violence claimed at least 36 lives across the country and deepened …

Suspected Islamist gunmen kill 27 students and a teacher in a boarding school in northeast Nigerian town of Potiskum

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Suspected Islamist gunmen killed 27 students and a teacher in a boarding school in the northeast Nigerian town of Potiskum today, a police source said.

The attack is a further sign that Islamist …