Iraqi PM hails vote as ‘victory’
Iraqi voters go to the polls
Sheikh Sharif Ahmed is elected president by the newly expanded parliament. Sharif led the conquest of southern Somalia in 2006.
Islamist leader elected Somali president
Pakistan’s ambassador to Britain said his country’s investigations into the Mumbai attack show no evidences of a link to Pakistan and India may have “fabricated” its dossier. Four soldiers were killed in an ED attack in Malakand. In North Waziristan, the Taliban warned the military to stop aid projects.
State collapse is hard to measure
Al-Qaeda settles in Yemen | A nice safe haven for jihadists
British were complacent in Afghanistan, says Sir Jock Stirrup