Bangladesh cyclone death toll reaches 1,723
Bangladesh said Saturday that 1,723 people had
been confirmed dead in the cyclone-hit south of the country, with
the toll from the disaster expected to rise further.
Dubai shuts down independent Pakistan TV station under pressure
The Dubai offices of Pakistan's independent Geo
TV station were shut down at midnight by a phone call from the
Emirati government under heavy pressure from the Pakistan, said the
group's executive director on Saturday.