KARACHI: In a peculiar but life-threatening act, a young man climbed an extra high tension (EHT) pole in Karachi in protest against his parents' not getting him married to the girl he was in love with, ARY News reported. The jittery drama lasted for four and a half hours in Korangi area. The youth, Shakir threatened to jump off the pole if his demand of getting him married to his sweetheart was not accepted. The news of the man's mounting the pole spread like wildfire and a large number of residents of the area…
POSO, INDONESIA: Indonesian forces are mobilizing for a manhunt in steamy jungles on the far-flung island of Sulawesi to flush the country's most-wanted man from his hideout and deal a pre-emptive blow to Islamic State. The real threat could be much closer to home.
LILLE/LONDON: About 200 migrants broke into the Channel Tunnel from France while several hundred others held up lorries near Calais port on Saturday in renewed tension on the route for migrants trying to reach Britain.
ISTANBUL: Gunmen fired on police outside an Istanbul palace and a bomb killed eight soldiers in the southeast on Wednesday, heightening a sense of crisis as Turkey's leaders struggled to form a new government.