GUATEMALA CITY: The lawyer for ex-Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo says he is being extradited to the United States to face money-laundering and embezzlement charges.
PARIS: A French anti-racism association is launching a mobile application it hopes will help eradicate racist graffiti by enabling users to take photos of offensive tags, geo-locate them and get them removed.
STANSTED, England: British police said on Friday they are treating an incident involving a plane carrying almost 300 passengers from Pakistan as criminal rather that a terror-related.
TEHRAN, Iran: Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, a candidate in next month’s presidential elections, says he will pursue a policy of resistance against the West if elected.
LONDON: Gibraltar is now a full European soccer member, raising the continent’s total to 54.
KUALA LUMPUR: Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is confident that the police are capable of handling the gathering planned by the opposition in Petaling Jaya tonight.
KUALA LUMPUR: The police will appeal against the decision by a magistrate yesterday to deny remand on three individuals who were detained to facilitate investigations under the Sedition Act 1948, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
WASHINGTON: The first day of US government furloughs imposed by a budget crunch saw more than 100,000 federal workers ordered to stay home Friday, including those at the scandal-plagued IRS.
MOUNT VERNON, Washington: The trucking company involved in a Washington state bridge collapse says it received a state-issued permit to carry its oversized load across the bridge.
LONDON: Manchester United coaches Mike Phelan and Eric Steele are leaving the team as new manager David Moyes looks to install his own staff.