Undelivered warrants: Musharraf declared a fugitive

RAWALPINDI: Former president Pervez Musharraf was declared a fugitive by an anti-terrorism court in Rawalpindi after investigators returned the court’s warrants undelivered. Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officials told the court that Musharraf lived in Britain and the UK authorities had not received the warrants, saying there was no extradition treaty between […]

Tough challenges facing Church in Malta

Editorial: The outcome of Saturday’s referendum, when the majority of voters supported the formal introduction of divorce, and what the bishops had to say in their note issued just as voting stopped show that the Church in Malta is faced with a number of significant and urgent challenges that cannot […]

Fifa has “shot itself in the foot”

by Matthew Allen, swissinfo.ch The net is closing on football’s world governing body following corruption claims and bans meted out ahead of Wednesday’s presidential election, campaigners say. The latest fiasco has seen Mohamed bin Hammam suspended and forced to step down as the only challenger to incumbent President Joseph “Sepp” […]

Syria activists call for more protests

By ASSOCIATED PRESS CAIRO: Syrian activists have called for renewed protests in honor of a 13-year-old boy who allegedly was tortured and killed by security forces. The main Facebook page for the protesters said Saturday the boy was “assassinated by treachery.” The image of the child’s body has outraged Syrians […]

Germany to quit nuclear power by 2022

Germany on Monday announced plans to become the first major industrialised power to shut down all its nuclear plants in the wake of the disaster in Japan, with a phaseout due to be wrapped up by 2022. Chancellor Angela Merkel said the decision, hammered out by her centre-right coalition overnight, […]

Muslim creationists tour France denouncing Darwin

By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor, REUTERS AUBERVILLIERS, France (Reuters) – Four years after they first frightened France, Muslim creationists are back touring the country preaching against evolution and claiming the Koran predicted many modern scientific discoveries. Followers of Harun Yahya, a well-financed Turkish publisher of popular […]