Speaking at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said, '[t]he two countries should address and resolve the causes of tension and take all possible measures to avert further escalation.'
Dutch police arrested a former Afghan communist army commander allegedly involved in a massacre of more than 1,000 men and boys in Afghanistan 36 years ago. Two accounts of the atrocity by a Monitor correspondent played a role.
Brides-to-be participate in the 'Running of the Brides' race in a park in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday. A hundred husbands and wives-to-be competed in the event for a combined prize worth 1 million Thai baht ($27,928), according to the organizers.
After an initial slow start, police have arrested two foreigners, raided two apartments on the outskirts of Bangkok where they confiscated bomb-making materials, and say they are looking for 10 other suspects in connection with the deadly bombing last month.