* Pakistan: Relief for flood-ravaged Pakistan has been slow to arrive and the humanitarian situation could worsen according to several aid agencies.
* Iraq: At least sixty people were killed when a suicide bomber exploded near a military installation in Baghdad.
* Japan: The government could consider an additional stimulus that “is likely to involve reallocating funds rather than new spending.”
* Russia: A Romanian diplomat detained and charged with spying on Russia has been ordered to leave for his native country.
Image – The Guardian
Online Sources- MSNBC, Reuters, CNN, Bloomberg,