Suicide attack in Pakistan kills at least 67

A suicide bomb attack in the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore killed at least 67 people, a local government spokesman said. A splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on Easter Sunday, saying it intentionally targeted Christians. The Pakistan Taliban splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar told local and Western media it… Read More Suicide attack in Pakistan kills at least 67

Foreign firms in Zimbabwe threatened by indigenization policy

Companies owned by foreigners face closure unless they sell or give up 51 percent of their shares to black Zimbabweans by April 1, announced Indigenization Minister Patrick Zhuwao. “Comply by that date or close shop, comply by that date or face the full wrath of the law,” Bloomberg quotes Zhuwao, who is also President Robert… Read More Foreign firms in Zimbabwe threatened by indigenization policy

Alabama medical helicopter crash claims four lives

A medical helicopter crashed in a wooded area in Alabama, killing one patient and all three crew members aboard, authorities said. The patient was getting airlifted Saturday following a car accident when the helicopter went down in Coffee County. The victims were pilot Chad Hammond, flight nurse Stacey Cernadas, flight medic Jason Snipes and patient… Read More Alabama medical helicopter crash claims four lives