Monday, April 27, 2015
Protesters rampaged through the downtown of the U.S. city of Baltimore on Saturday as the city's biggest demonstration yet over the death of a young African-American man in police custody turned violent.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
KATHMANDU - Rescuers in Nepal searched frantically Sunday for survivors of a huge quake that killed nearly 2,000, digging through rubble in the devastated capital Kathmandu and airlifting victims of an avalanche at Everest base camp.
BALTIMORE - Protesters rampaged through downtown Baltimore on Saturday as the city's biggest demonstration yet over the death of a young African-American man in police custody turned violent.
A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 906 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest. It was the worst tremor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.
For the first time at age 95, Bill Grayden has come to Gallipoli, where his father stormed the beach and took a bullet through his lung during the ill-fated British-led World War I invasion.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered an investigation into the killing of prominent rights activist Sabeen Mahmud who was shot dead minutes after she hosted a seminar on abuses in troubled Baluchistan province.
Water theft has been a serious problem in Taiwan, with last year's loss registered from crackdowns amounting to an equivalent of at least a day's supply from the Shihmen Dam, according to official statistics.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
The Tunisian captain of a migrant boat in which at least 700 people drowned is to remain behind bars as an Italian judge continues his inquiry into the deadly disaster.
Stability in Myanmar's most sensitive region can't be achieved unless it addresses the issue of citizenship for minority Rohingya Muslims, the United Nations secretary-general warned its authorities Friday.
Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low level radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday.
The Japanese government's chief spokesman said yesterday that "there should be no problem" for the nation in describing the Diaoyutai Islands as its territory in middle school textbooks., 1 Comment
Third-phase water restrictions will begin on May 4 in Greater Kaohsiung and affect an estimated 2.56 million people, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) said yesterday.
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Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) will meet his counterpart from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Beijing on May 4, and the two will exchange opinions on issues of mutual concern, the KMT said Friday in a statement.