Britain on fire
Riots and acts of lawlessness paralysed Britain
for over four days, dealing a major blow to its image worldwide.
Organised gangs of youth went on the rampage in many cities, burning
properties and cars and looting shops.
Russian President signs decree backing U.N. resolution against
MOSCOW, Aug. 13, Xinhua - Russian President
Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree Friday backing the U.N. Security
Council resolution that authorized international military action in
Libya, the presidential press service said.
U.S., Afghan presidents discuss security responsibility
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, Xinhua - U.S. President
Barack Obama and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai on Friday
discussed progress in handing over security responsibility towards a
full Afghan lead in 2014.