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5.1 Earthquake Strikes Near Los Angeles

5.1 Earthquake Strikes Near Los Angeles

Saturday, March 29, 2014 11:17

[caption id="attachment_36415" align="alignright" width="360"] Earthquake Strikes Near Los Angeles[/caption] A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck near Los Angeles on Friday, rattling a wide swath of Southern California, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There ...

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Indian Court Set to Order India Chief to Quit

Indian Court Set to Order India Chief to Quit

Friday, March 28, 2014 12:26

India's Supreme Court was expected to issue an order Friday for beleaguered cricket board chief N. Srinivasan to quit, after proposing his replacement by batting legend Sunil Gavaskar over a betting scandal. [caption id="attachment_36362" align="alignright" width="360"] N Srinivasan[/caption]...

South Asian Countries Others Declared Polio Free (WFO)

South Asian Countries Others Declared Polio Free (WFO)

Friday, March 28, 2014 11:44

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has officially certified India among 10 Asian countries free of polio, a milestone lauded as a ‘momentous victory’. A jubilant Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad received the WHO certificate on Thursday. [caption id="attachment_36351" align="alignright" width="374"] ...

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Announces Candidacy for Egypt Presidential Elections

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Announces Candidacy for Egypt Presidential Elections

Thursday, March 27, 2014 10:04

Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Wednesday he had quit the military to run for president and vowed to rid the country of "terrorism" almost nine months after he toppled its elected leader. [caption id="attachment_36293" align="alignright" width="384"]...

Angry Chinese Relatives of Missing Jet Passengers Blame Malaysia

Angry Chinese Relatives of Missing Jet Passengers Blame Malaysia

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 12:14

Angry relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane denounced the Kuala Lumpur government and its national carrier as "executioners" on Tuesday and said they would march on the Malaysian Embassy. [caption id="attachment_36281" align="alignright" width="360"] Angry ...

Missing Plane Crashed in Indian Ocean (Malaysia)

Missing Plane Crashed in Indian Ocean (Malaysia)

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:45

The Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared over two weeks ago crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday. [caption id="attachment_36276" align="alignnone" width="600"] Missing Plane[/caption] New satellite analysis from Britain had shown that Flight MH370, with ...

Five Feared Dead in Australia Plane Crash

Five Feared Dead in Australia Plane Crash

Saturday, March 22, 2014 11:03

Five people are feared dead after a light plane crashed at an airfield in eastern Australia on Saturday, emergency service workers said. [caption id="attachment_36240" align="alignright" width="360"] Australia Plane Crash[/caption] The plane, used for skydiving, took ...

Afghan President Hopefuls Talk About Pakistan

Afghan President Hopefuls Talk About Pakistan

Saturday, March 22, 2014 10:13

Underscoring Pakistan’s key role in the fragile Afghan peace process, front-runners in the country’s upcoming presidential elections are unanimous in maintaining good relations with their eastern neighbour. [caption id="attachment_36220" align="alignnone" width="595"] Dr Abdullah Abdullah[/caption] Presidential hopefuls in a series ...

Eight Civilians Killed in Kabul Hotel Attack

Eight Civilians Killed in Kabul Hotel Attack

Friday, March 21, 2014 10:45

At least eight civilians, including children and foreigners, were killed in a Taliban attack on a luxury hotel in Kabul, the spokesman for Afghanistan's interior ministry said Friday. [caption id="attachment_36195" align="alignnone" width="600"] Kabul Hotel Attack[/caption] In a brazen assault ...

Israel Attacks Syrian Military Sites

Israel Attacks Syrian Military Sites

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:08

Israel attacked several Syrian military sites on Wednesday in retaliation for a roadside bombing that wounded four of its troops on the occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, the Israeli military said. [caption id="attachment_36112" align="alignnone" width="600"] Israel Attacks on Syria[/caption]...