Moscow. Twelve people were hospitalised and two of them were in a critical condition after a female suicide bomber blew herself up in Russia's restive Dagestan region Saturday, in the second bombing attack this week, a police spokeswoman said, cited by AFP.
Al Shunah. King Abdullah II of Jordan, where some 500,000 refugees from the conflict in Syria are being sheltered, called on Saturday for an urgent political solution to the conflict raging north of the border, AFP reported.
Galata. Petroceltic International has announced that it may abandon the gas exploration off the Bulgarian coast, because it has failed to get enough gas to justify commercial production, Bulgarian Darik Radio reported.