News In Brief -International

Save The Children Workers Kidnapped: Somanlian gunmen have kidnapped two British Save The Children Workers in the Horn of Africa. Local residents have said the hostages have been taken to an area controlled by al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebels.

Chillian Miners Sent Home: The first three of the thirty-three Chilian miners rescued on Friday have been cleared to head home after spending two months underground.  

Pakistan willing to assist: Pakistan is  willing to assist talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. However Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the talks must be led by Afghanistan

Power share not to be renewed: President Robert Mugabe calls for “power-share government” not to be extended. The current agreement between Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai will expire in four months.

Middle East Policy should be revisited: The current stalemate in peace talks with Isreal should force leading World powers to “rethink” their Middle East strategy claims senior Palestine officals.

Haiti Earth Quake Victimes Rehomed in Africa: Haitian students were welcomed to their new homes in Senegal, Africa as part of President Abdoulaye Wade’s project to Haitians free housing.