Issued on: 29/10/2009 - 09:42 Modified: 29/10/2009 - 11:12
In today’s international press review, we look at Taliban attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
The front page of the Pakistani newspaper
The Nation, shows a gripping photo of yesterday’s car bomb attack that killed at least a hundred people.
Another local paper
, wonders how bad it will get “before it gets better”.
It accuses the Pakistani government of not taking enough measures to counter terrorism.
The finger is currently pointed at Taliban insurgents, but according to the Pakistani newspaper
, both the Taliban and Al Qaeda have claimed they are not behind yesterday’s attack.
In Afghanistan, just a few days away from the presidential elections, violence continues to spread.
He was reportedly fired for trying to raise an issue: that is, there are more than 1,000 ghost polling centers in the country. Centers, he says do not exist, yet authorities continue to regard them as legitimate.
According to the editorial, fraud will occur in the upcoming second round just as it did in the first.
In the United States, the economic crisis has forced
to give classes at midnight.
And finally, find out the true reason why you are a bad driver. According to the
, scientists say you can blame on your genes.