Suicide bomber in wheelchair kills two in Iraq

A suicide bomber in a wheelchair attacked a police station north of Baghdad on Sunday, killing two people and wounding 17, nine of them policemen, officials said. “A suicide bomber detonated his

Afghan election body slams bid to oust MPs

Afghanistan’s vote authorities on Sunday said they would not implement a special election tribunal’s ruling in favour of throwing out more than 60 lawmakers over alleged ballot rigging. The tribunal, set up

Gaza-bound flotilla set to leave Greece

Hundreds of activists are preparing to board aid ships bound for Gaza this week in defiance of an Israeli blockade and UN warnings and in spite of the violent end to an

NATO hits military targets in Libya

NATO said its missiles had hit a site in Libya used by Muammar Gaddafi’s forces to stockpile military supplies and vehicles, while Gaddafi’s state media said 15 civilians had been killed. A

Syria presses sweep towards border

Syrian troops pushed towards the Lebanese border on Sunday as they pressed a deadly crackdown on dissent in central towns, where gunfire rattled overnight, activists said. The latest violence in the town