Peshawar, Dec. 15 (AP): Militants fired three rockets at an airport in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar tonight, killing four people and wounding over 30 others, officials said.
None of the rockets landed inside the main airport area, which is jointly used by civilian authorities and the air force, a Civil Aviation Authority spokesman said.
Cairo (Reuters): Egyptians queued to vote on Saturday on a Constitution promoted by its Islamist backers as the way out of a prolonged political crisis and rejected by opponents as a recipe for further divisions.
Johannesburg (Reuters): Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who has been in hospital for a week with a lung infection, has successfully undergone a procedure to have gall stones removed
Tokyo (AP): Voters were expected to return Japan’s conservative Liberal Democratic Party to power in an election on Sunday after a three-year hiatus.