Steven Spielberg to adapt “The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara” novel The novel tells the tale of a 6-year-old Jewish boy who, in 1858, was seized by the police and removed from his parents' home.
Pakistani seminary library named after bin Laden The mosque runs two schools, one for boys and one for girls. The girls' school has an all-female staff and about 15,000 students.
Japan sends soldiers to westernmost outpost, risks angering China Japan, in National Defense Programme Guidelines issued in December, expressed "great concern" over China's rapid military buildup.
6 reported dead in Mount Everest avalanche Tourism Ministry official Madhusudan Burlakoti said that three helicopters had been sent to the area to help in rescue efforts.