Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban, said in a statement that the group had taken control of police headquarters, the governor's compound, and all security checkpoints in the district. According to US estimates, government fighters cntrolonly around 60 percent of the country, with the rest eithercontrolled or contested by the insurgents, who are seeking toreimpose Islamic law after their 2001 ouster.
It is believed there could be bombs in 13 locations in and around the Lower Saxony capital. The area in question is located to the north of Hanover's city center, according to the local "Hannoversche Allgemeine" newspaper. The evacuations represent about a 10th of the city's population. German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said the ICE high-speed train will not be making stops at Hannover station until early afternoon, while the city's airport will suspend shuttle bus service until 2:30pm ...
She said PM Modi's Lahore visit was sign of courage and not weakness. "The UPA governments at the centre and the state government did not carry forward the dialogue process presuming that everything is peaceful in the State and nothing needs to be done", she said.
Terming Mishra's allegations against Kejriwal as "very serious" in nature, he said the CBI and the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) should take cognisance of the charges. Whether he is being framed or has there been a mistake, we are ready for an investigation. We had faith that probably he did not know about the various scams - like the money-laundering scam in Punjab, money laundering case, luxury bus case and "Talk to AK" scam.
Similar rallies were also held in several other cities. Lopez was the president of a university federation. The student leader, a supporter of the government , was gunned down after leading a student assembly, with his assassin fleeing on a motorcycle.
The Pentagon is considering sending additional troops to Afghanistan in an effort to "move beyond the stalemate". The Defense Department will deliver an updated Afghanistan strategy proposal to the White House within the next week detailing the military's tactics in the region, senior leaders of the force told Congress on Thursday.