Top News


Pressure mounts on Pakistan leader to quit as protests continue 4:10pm EDT

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters massed outside the residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday to demand he step down, after efforts to find a negotiated solution to the country's political crisis failed.  Full Article

Philippine peacekeepers rescued from militants on Golan: U.N. 7:51pm EDT 

UNITED NATIONS/EIN ZIVAN Golan Heights (Reuters) - Thirty-two Philippine U.N. peacekeepers were rescued on Saturday from Islamists who fired at their post on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights and trapped them for two days, U.N. officials said, while militants reinforced their siege of another group of 40.  Full Article  

Heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi city; airport hit 4:41pm EDT 

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Heavy clashes broke out between the forces of a renegade general and Islamist fighters in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and showering the airport with rockets, medical and military sources said.  Full Article