The second assassination attempt in a week on a senior Pakistani military officer ended Tuesday in the nation’s capital with a narrow escape by the officer.
The results from Cash for Clunkers are in: Compact cars and hybrids were top sellers under the government’s trade-in program, according to government data. The top-selling car was the Ford Focus, and the top three — including the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla — were compacts.
Greek officials have suspended eight prison guards after two inmates staged a dramatic helicopter escape, the Greek Ministry of Justice said Tuesday. The guards who were suspended include two head guards, the Justice Ministry said. Officials suspended them while investigating their possible involvement in the escape, the ministry said
The director of a maximum-security prison and two of his colleagues resigned Monday after two inmates escaped by helicopter. The Greek minister of justice, Nicholas Dendias, said he had asked for and received the resignations of the director, security secretary and head of inspection and control at Korydallos Prison, in a suburb of Athens. “The government will not tolerate the current situation,” he said in a written statement