Tuesday, March 30, 2010

360 News Briefs

Moscow vows to avenge bomb blasts
Russia's leaders pledge to "destroy" those behind rush-hour suicide attacks on the Moscow Metro in which 38 people died.

Kandahar offensive 'due in June'
NATO forces in Afghanistan will launch a planned assault in June on the southern city of Kandahar, military officials say.

China 'must disclose executions'
Rights group Amnesty International urges China to disclose how many people it executes every year.

US 'Christian militants' charged
Nine alleged members of a US Christian militia are charged with conspiring to kill police and wage war on the US.

US Treasury plans Citi share sale
The US government is preparing to sell its 27% stake in Citigroup, in what would be one of the largest share sales in history.

Domingo recovering after surgery
Spanish tenor Placido Domingo says he is still recovering following surgery earlier this month to remove a cancerous polyp.

Gaddafi wants more Nigeria splits
Libya's Muammar Gaddafi says Nigeria should be divided into several states along ethnic lines - comments bound to anger Nigeria.

Somalis march against militants
Hundreds of Somalis stage a march in Mogadishu in only the second public protest against al-Shabab militants.

S Korea ship 'may have hit mine'
South Korea's defense minister says a mine from the North may have caused a blast which sank a warship.

AP; UPI; FOX News; Reuters; BBC; Washington Post.

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