Despite Iraq being rich in natural resources and the US pouring money into its economy for over a decade, Iraqi infrastructure is constantly failing and the people are forced to beg, as RT’s Lucy Kafanov reported from the war-torn country.
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, ousted 14 years ago in a military coup, has claimed victory in the country's landmark democratic election, securing at least one-third of the seats in the national legislature, according to early results.
Over 30 people have been killed in Pakistan, where millions cast ballots in the first peaceful turnover of power in the nation's 66-year history. On the eve of the vote the Pakistani Taliban vowed chaos as they deem the historic election anti-Islamic.
Ahead of Saturday’s elections in Pakistan the Taliban is intensifying its attacks, vowing to cripple voter turnout. In the latest move of intimidation, gunmen have abducted another candidate, the son of a former prime minister.
Investigators are ramping up their focus on Katherine Russell, the widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect and alleged planner Tamerlan Tsarnaev after an inspection of her computer turned up radical Islamist material, law enforcement sources said.