Home Office Secretary Alan Johnson said fitting microchips in dogs would make it easier to go after owners of animals that are involved in attacks.
Survivors said members of the Muslim Fulani ethnic group burned houses and churches before mercilessly hacking everyone in sight.
AFP said early estimates by local leaders show Washington-ally Maliki’s party ahead in predominantly Shiite areas but former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi’s Iraqiya is leading in Sunni strongholds.
Mayor Bekir Yanilmaz of Kovancilar said that at least 38 people are confirmed dead in three villages in Elazig province.
Gadahn was detained by intelligence officials in the southern port city of Karachi, according to a report in the online edition of the Los Angeles Times. It was not immediately clear whether American officials were involved in the arrest.
Yemi Kosoko of the Indepent Nigerian News Network Channels said the dead consisted mostly of women and children, with bodies lined up on the streets of Dogo Nahawa village.
No parties are expected to get a majority of parliamentary seats, leading to what could be long and intense negotiations to form a government.
Indonesia’s Sumatra Island was rattled by a magnitude-6.5 earthquake on Friday, forcing residents in coastal communities to seek higher ground for fear of tsunamis.
The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved by the slimmest of margin a resolution that labels as genocide the death of Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1915.
The quake’s epicenter was found near the southern town of Jiashian, but shaking was felt as far as the capital Taipei, where earthquake-ready buildings reportedly swayed.