Sunday, December 1, 2013
Hundreds of protesters seeking to overthrow Thailand's government stormed a police compound on Sunday where the prime minister had been during the morning, forcing her to leave hastily for an undisclosed location, a government official said.
Paul Walker, the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series, died Saturday in a car crash that killed one other person north of Los Angeles, his publicist said. He was 40.
Both supporters and opponents of a proposed alternative family formation amendment took to the streets yesterday to express their feelings on a bill that has recently attracted widespread attention.
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The commutes of 14,000 train passengers were affected by a three-hour delay caused by damage to an overhead contact system on a section of track between the Qidu and Wudu train stations, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said yesterday.
Tensions escalated in the Thai capital on Saturday as opposition protesters tried to force their way into Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's heavily guarded offices and attacked a bus carrying her supporters.
The United States advised U.S. carriers to comply with China's demand that it be told of any flights passing through its new maritime air defense zone over the East China Sea, an area where Beijing said it launched two fighter planes to investigate a dozen American and Japanese reconnaissance and military flights.
Scottish emergency workers were sifting through wreckage Saturday for survivors of a police helicopter crash onto a crowded Glasgow pub that has killed at least one person and injured more than two dozen. The number of fatalities is expected to rise, officials said.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
An unknown number of people remained trapped inside an unstable Glasgow pub after a police helicopter crashed through its roof during a packed concert, causing "numerous" casualties, officials said early Saturday.
North Korea said on Saturday it had arrested U.S. citizen Merrill E. Newman for "hostile acts" against the state and accused him of being "a criminal" who was involved in the killing of civilians during the 1950-53 Korean War.
About 1,500 anti-government protesters forced their way into the compound of Thailand's army headquarters on Friday, the latest escalation in a city-wide demonstration seeking to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.