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Twin blasts kill anti-Taliban Pakistani minister, 13 more

Pakistani minister killedA pair of suicide bombers detonated their explosives at the home of an anti-Taliban provincial minister, killing him and 13 others in eastern Pakistan, officials said.

Shuja Khanzada's body was retrieved from the rubble of the collapsed building in his hometown of Shadi Khan in Attock district, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) northwest of the capital, Islamabad, government official Saeed Elahi said.


Iran meets key deadline in sanctions relief deal

Iran meets key deadlineIran on Saturday gave the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) documents linked to the agency's probe of allegations that Tehran tried to develop atomic arms.

The handover meets a key deadline Iran has committed to as part of its overarching deal with six world powers promising Tehran sanctions relief in exchange for nuclear concessions.

The July 14 deal's main focus is curbing Iran's present nuclear program that could be used to make weapons. But a subsidiary element obligates Tehran to cooperate with the IAEA in its probe of the allegations.


Airliner with 54 aboard goes missing in eastern Indonesia

IndonesianAn Indonesian airliner carrying 54 people went missing Sunday after losing contact with ground control during a short flight in bad weather in the country's mountainous easternmost province of Papua, officials said.

Local villagers told authorities that they saw a plane crash into a mountain, and scores of rescuers were heading to the remote area and will begin searching there Monday morning. An air search for the missing plane was suspended and will resume Monday as well.


At least 40 migrants dead at sea, 320 others rescued

Immigrants die on shipAt least 40 migrants died Saturday in the hold of an overcrowded smuggling boat in the Mediterranean Sea north of Libya, apparently killed by fuel fumes, and some 320 others on the same boat were saved by the Italian navy, the rescue ship's commander said.

Migrants by the tens of thousands are braving the perilous journey across the Mediterranean this year, hoping to reach Europe and be granted asylum. They are fleeing war, persecution and poverty in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.


Russian antivirus firm faked malware to harm rivals - Ex-employees

kasperskyBeginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus software programs into classifying benign files as malicious, according to two former employees.

They said the secret campaign targeted Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O), AVG Technologies NV (AVG.N), Avast Software and other rivals, fooling some of them into deleting or disabling important files on their customers' PCs.


Paraguayan 11-year-old 'rape victim' gives birth

11 year old gives birth after rapeAn 11-year old girl in Paraguay who was allegedly raped by her stepfather has given birth to a baby girl after being denied an abortion.

Doctors say the girl and her baby, who was delivered by Caesarean section, are doing well.  Paraguay, a predominantly Roman Catholic nation, only allows abortion when the mother's health is in danger.

Earlier this year, the health ministry said that was not so in this case and rejected a request for an abortion.


US flag rasied in Havana as Kerry lauds 'historic moment' of healing

Kerry in HavanaCheers rang out as the American flag was unfurled and raised above the glass-and-concrete U.S. Embassy building on Havana's seafront Malecon Boulevard for the first time since Jan. 3, 1961, the day the U.S. severed ties with Cuba at the height of the Cold War.

"This is truly a memorable occassion — a day for pushing aside old barriers and exploring new possibilities," Secretary of State JohnKerry said in his remarks just before the flag was raised, a symbolic capstone on Washington’s historic rapprochement with Havana after 54 years of hostility.


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