Friday, 9th March, 2012 Emirates berates Airbus over superjumbo cracks
Emirates Airline, the world's largest operator of Airbus's A380 superjumbo, has lambasted the aircraft maker and plans to seek compensation after complaining of widespread disruption to the carrier following the discovery of wing cracks on the jet.
Friday, 9th March, 2012 Abducted Briton, Italian killed as rescue attempt launched
The suspected killers of Italian and British hostages who had been held in Nigeria have been arrested, an adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan said Thursday in a statement, according to the government-run Nigerian Television Authority.
Thursday, 8th March, 2012 AQAP claims responsibility for Yemen attacks
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has taken responsibility for a series of attacks on Yemeni security forces in recent days that killed more than 180 troops.
Thursday, 8th March, 2012 Pakistani Taliban official raises questions about his demotion
A prominent figure in the Pakistani Taliban on Thursday questioned a decision by the group's leadership to remove him from his position of deputy commander over accusations he held unauthorized talks with the Pakistani government
Tuesday, 6th March, 2012 Holder: US can legally kill Americans in terror groups
The U.S. government is legally justified in killing its own citizens
overseas if they are involved in plotting terror attacks against
America, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday, offering the Obama
administration's most detailed explanation so far of its controversial
targeted killing program.
Tuesday, 6th March, 2012 Heightened U.S.-Afghan tensions threaten strategic talks
The United States appeared Monday to raise the possibility there may be
no long-term strategic agreement with Afghanistan after American troops
withdraw in 2014, a move that comes amid heightened tensions over the
burning of Qurans by U.S. soldiers.