United Arab Emirates

The town of Kaki is pinpointed in Southern Iran. (Photo: Google Maps)

Iran says 30 killed in earthquake in south

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A 6.1 magnitude earthquake killed at least 30 and injured 650 people in a sparsely populated area in southern Iran, state TV reported on Tuesday. Authorities said it did not damage a nuclear plant in the region.

04/09/2013

United Nations seal (AP Photo)

US leads Western snub of UN telecoms treaty

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – A disappointed American delegation led a Western snub of a U.N. telecommunications treaty after rivals won support for provisions interpreted as endorsing greater government control of the Internet.

12/13/2012

US re-elected to UN Human Rights Council seat

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The United States was re-elected Monday to another three-year term on the U.N. Human Rights Council in the only contested election for the organization’s top human rights body. The U.S. was […]

11/12/2012

Hospital official says Pakistani girl could make 'good recovery'

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) – A hospital official in central England says a 14-year-old Pakistani girl “has a chance of making a good recovery.” The girl (Malala Yousufzai) was flown to England today from Pakistan, where […]

10/15/2012

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban now in UK for care

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) – A teenage Pakistani activist shot in the head by the Taliban arrived in the United Kingdom on Monday for more specialized medical care and to protect her from follow-up attacks threatened […]

10/15/2012

Is that a tree-climber in your pants or are you happy to be here?

Three United Arab Emirates nationals have been arrested after security guards at India’s capital airport found two of the men hiding slender lorises in small pouches in their underwear. The BBC says security guards at […]

09/11/2012

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