Iraq blast kills 23
Karbala, Nov. 2 (Reuters): At least 23 people were killed and 46 were wounded when a car bomb exploded outside a Shia mosque in the Iraqi town of Musayyib today, the interior ministry said.
The attack came as the people were preparing for the three-day Id holiday.
Dhaka (Reuters): Bangladesh police found a parcel on Wednesday containing explosives and a leaflet ordering foreigners to leave the country, signed by an Islamic militant group.
Islamabad (Reuters) - President Pervez Musharraf has asked Saudi Arabia to let former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif travel to London where his son is seriously ill, the government said on Wednesday.
Beijing (Reuters): China has declared war on scams using mobile phone short messages that promise everything from fake cash prizes to sexual services to contract killings.