World News and Current affairs at a Glance
October 27.2013 Top Headlines Today
Germany to send intelligence officials to Washington amid spying uproar
Germany is sending senior intelligence officials to Washington, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Saturday, amid outrage over claims the U.S.
Small tsunami reaches Japan after earthquake
A small tsunami triggered by a quake has hit Japan’s eastern coast – where the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is located – but no damage is reported.
Iran hangs 16 rebels ‘in reprisal for border deaths’
Sixteen rebels have been hanged in Iran in retaliation for the deaths of at least 14 border guards in an ambush, say Iranian news agencies.
Pakistan supports Saudi stand on UN Security Council seat
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan says it fully agrees with the government of Saudi Arabia’s decision not to join the UN Security Council after being elected to its non-permanent seat for the term 2014-2015.
Post 9/11, NSA spying virtually unchecked: Experts
NSA has pushed the envelope in its digital snooping after being granted sweeping powers by Congress in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
Pakistan Army chief to visit China on Monday
Islamabad: Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani will travel to China next week on a three-day visit, likely to be his last before he retires next month.