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Turkey To Press Attacks Against Kurds

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Aug. 23 (UPI) — Turkish officials say the cross-border fighting against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party in Turkey and Iraq will go on until the militant group has been eliminated. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan made it clear Sunday that operations against the militant Kurdish group would persist, Today’s Zaman reported. “[Some people […]

Tainted Vinegar Kills 11 In China

BEIJING, Aug. 23 (UPI) — Tainted vinegar was blamed in the deaths of at least 11 people, and another 120 were sickened, in China’s northwest Xinjiang-Uighur region, authorities said. The incident occurred Friday at a large meal served during Muslims’ month-long observance of Ramadan in Sangzhu village, China Daily reported Tuesday, quoting local police. The […]

Atty. Gen.: No Probation For Casey Anthony

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 23 (UPI) — The Florida State Attorney General’s Office has filed a response opposing Casey Anthony’s appeal to avoid probation in the death of her toddler daughter. Defense lawyers argued that Anthony, who served time in jail for check fraud and was released last month, served her probation time while in custody […]

Racism On The Rise Is Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 23 (UPI) — Racism toward Jews and Muslims is growing in Sweden, a public agency that advocates for tolerance, democracy and human rights says in a report. The Living History Forum report indicates the number of racist Swedish Web sites has nearly doubled since 2009, the Swedish news agency TT reported. Web […]

French Businessman To Pay All Burqa Fines

PARIS, Aug. 23 (UPI) — A French businessman says he has started a $1.43 million fund to pay fines for women who choose to wear burqas in countries where it is illegal to do so. Rachid Nekkaz, 38, traveled from Paris to Belgium Wednesday to pay $143 in fines for two women who wore burqas […]

6-magnitude Quake Jolts Indonesia

JAKARTA, Aug. 23 (UPI) — A 6-magnitude undersea earthquake jolted southwest Sumatra, Indonesia, early Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. Indonesia’s Antara news agency, quoting the Indonesian meteorological agency, reported the quake with a magnitude of 6.2 occurred at 3.12 […]

Man Goes On Rampage, Kills Scout Leader

BUNKER HILL, Ind., Aug. 22 (UPI) — An Indiana man on a rampage allegedly stabbed and killed an assistant Boy Scout leader who was on a hiking trip, police say. Shane Golitko, 22, allegedly stabbed Arthur Anderson, 76, to death on the Nickel Plate Trail in Bunker Hill, Ind., ABC News reported. When police arrived, […]

Biden Arrives In Tokyo

TOKYO, Aug. 22 (UPI) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Tuesday with Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan in Tokyo to discuss Japan’s earthquake-related reconstruction, officials said. Biden, who arrived from Mongolia on the final leg on his Asian tour, expressed continued U.S. support as Japan recovers from the devastation of the March earthquake and […]

Soccer Player’s Father Freed In Nigeria

KANO, Nigeria, Aug. 22 (UPI) — The father of a Chelsea, England, soccer player who had been kidnapped in Nigeria has been freed, officials said Monday. Michael Obi, the father of Mikel John Obi, who also has played for the Nigerian national team, had last been seen Aug. 12 in Jos. The father told the […]

Lockerbie Bomber Extradition Sought

TRIPOLI, Libya, Aug. 22 (UPI) — Libyan rebels, still fighting government forces Monday, were hearing demands for the extradition of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney were among those calling for the nascent Libyan rulers to act before they even had control of […]


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