Libya, a nation without a state

By Stanly Johny The four Indian nationals abducted in Libya by suspected Islamists last month were working in a university in Sirte, the hometown of the country’s slain dictator, Muammar Qaddafi. They were among the…






Afghan Taliban storm Ghazni prison, freeing hundreds

Kabul, Afghanistan, Taliban militants have stormed a jail outside the central Afghan city of Ghazni, killing at least four policemen and freeing more than 350 prisoners. The deputy governor of Ghazni province Mohammad Ali Ahmadi…