The rebel forces in Libya faced stiff resistance as they tried to break into one of the last remaining support centres of Col. Moammar Gadhafi.
Argentina hikes state pensions two weeks ahead of polls
Argentinas President Cristina Kirchner hiked the state pensions with just two weeks for the presidential primary elections that will check her popularity. The hike will cost the exchequer 20 billion pesos (4.82 billion).
Mubarak and sons prosecuted in Cairo
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak who was prosecuted for killing revolutionary protesters denied all charges against him and said that he had not committed any such crimes.
Taliban storms Uruzugan province yet again
Just a day after the assassination of the Kandahar governor by a suicide bomber more insurgency followed in the Southern Afghan province of Uruzugan on Thursday.
Rebekah Brooks, Ex CEO of News International arrested
The ongoing allegations about the British medias undesirable influence over police and politics reached a new turning point with the arrest of Rupert Murdochs News Internationals ex-CEO Rebekah Brooks and the stepping down of Metropolitan Police Commis
Hamid Kazai�s advisor shot dead
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzais key lawmaker Jan Mohammed Khan was shot dead in his home in Kabul. Jan Khan was the former governor of the southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan. Another Member of Parliament was also shot dead during the attack.