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May 6th, 2009
World Links: US Airstrikes Kill Civilians, Russia To Expell Two NATO Envoys

U.S.-led airstrikes kill more than 100 people, mostly civilians, in the western province of Farah in Afghanistan.

Security forces kill sixty-four militants in fighting in Buner and Swat Valley in northwest Pakistan.

Russia announces that it will expel two NATO envoys in retaliation for the expulsion of two members of the Russian misson to NATO who were accused of spying.

Jacob Zuma is formally sworn in as President of South Africa.

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