US vows military aid to Syria rebels:
Rebel battles intensify in Syria
A US pledge to step up military aid to Syrian
rebels because of alleged use of chemical arms by the regime drew
criticism from Damascus ally Russia and from UN chief Ban Ki-moon.
Syria itself dismissed the accusation as “lies.”
Pakistan militants demolish Jinnah’s house
The Residency, a national monument located in
Balochistan province, was used by Jinnah during his last days.
Militants on Saturday attacked a historic 121-year-old building in
Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province that was used by the
country’s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah, killing a policeman and
causing extensive damage to the structure.
New Zealand boy, 11, fathers child to woman, 36
An 11-year-old New Zealand boy was reported to
have fathered a child with the 36-year-old mother of a school
friend, raising questions on why women cannot be charged with rape
in the country. Counsellors working in the area of child sexual
abuse said the case highlighted a lack of attention to women as