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‘Matilda’ premiere draws extra security in Moscow after threats

MOSCOW: A Russian cinema chain said Tuesday extra security measures have been put in place ahead of the Moscow premiere of a controversial biopic of the last tsar, that has drawn threats from religious extremists. Alexei Uchitel's "Matilda" has outraged hardline Orthodox believers, who view tsar Nicholas II as a saint and object to the depiction of his affair with a ballerina. The film's trailer triggered a wave of attacks in the country, including Molotov cocktails thrown at the filmmakers' Saint Petersburg offices.…

ECP clarifies on extra ballot printing

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday came up with a reply to Imran Khan’s allegations regarding printing of extra ballot papers with intent to rig general elections 2013, ARY News reported.