Source Pravda.Ru

Saddam to face charges on Thursday

On Wednesday Saddam Hussein will be handed over to Iraqi justice, two days after the country became sovereign from Washington, but his guards will still be U.S. soldiers they will ensure he does not escape, as there is no suitable Iraqi prison to hold him.

Interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi said Tuesday Saddam and up to 11 top members of his ousted government would appear before Iraqi judges to be charged Thursday, although a trial was still months away, reports reuters.com.

Saddam Hussein is to be charged crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide, FOX News reports.

An explosion of household gas occurred in a nine-storeyed apartment building in the city of Shakhty, the Rostov region of Russia. The blast destroyed two storeys of the building

Another apartment building explodes in Russia. Several people killed

An explosion of household gas occurred in a nine-storeyed apartment building in the city of Shakhty, the Rostov region of Russia. The blast destroyed two storeys of the building

Another apartment building explodes in Russia. Several people killed