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Ajmal Kasab challenges death penalty

Ajmal Kasab has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Bombay High Court judgment confirming the death sentence slapped on him by a trial court for his role in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.

Cyprus cabinet quits in wake of deadly blast

The entire cabinet of Cypriot President Dimitris Christofias, under fire after a munitions blast killed 13 people and wrecked the island’s main power plant, resigned on Thursday, an official said. The 11-member

Fighting breaks out in Somali capital

Heavy fighting broke out Thursday in the Somali capital Mogadishu as government forces backed by African Union troops launched an assault on an insurgent stronghold, officials and witnesses said. Several civilians were

Tikrit twin bombings kill 15

A twin attack Thursday involving a car bomb and a suicide bombing in Tikrit killed 12 people near a bank and a market crowded with shoppers stocking up for Ramadan, Iraqi officials