Monday, Oct 20, 2014
October 20, 201412:03 am

The worst political crisis in Hong Kong since Britain handed the free-wheeling city back to China in 1997 entered its fourth week.

October 19, 20144:18 pm

A doctor at the hospital, who treated the boy, said he lost his entire right arm, which had to be amputated.

October 19, 20144:17 pm

The fate of more than 200 missing schoolgirls abducted by the insurgents six months ago still is being negotiated.

October 19, 20144:08 pm

The dead from the blizzards and avalanches included foreign trekkers, local guides and villagers.

October 19, 20141:48 pm

China's pollution is notorious following years of rapid economic development.

October 19, 20143:08 pm

He said he was also seeking peace in Kashmir and his statements over Kashmir should not be misunderstood.

October 19, 20141:00 pm

The call to Ban was part of Pakistan's attempts to raise the Kashmir issue on international forums.

October 19, 20149:28 am

Hong Kong's government had confirmed yesterday that it would open talks with student leaders on Tuesday.

October 19, 20145:35 am
John Kerry, Yang Jiechi

The US and China pledged Saturday to overcome mistrust, manage their differences and cooperate.

October 19, 20144:58 am
World Trade Center Church

Hundreds of members of New York's Greek Orthodox community attended the blessing ceremony for the new church.

October 19, 20144:38 am
Mideast Iraq

Spain will begin training Iraqi forces later this year to battle Islamic State fighters.

October 19, 20144:30 am

US-led airstrikes kills at least eight in ISIS-held Syria border town.

October 19, 20143:55 am
Mideast Libya

This came as fighting raged between Islamist militias and forces loyal to Libya's elected government.

October 19, 20143:37 am
Italy Ebola

Response in monitoring movement of workers who care for Texas patients with Ebola has been inconsistent.

October 19, 20142:56 am
Josephus Weeks

Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man.

October 19, 20142:44 am
FBI Director Beheadings

A video showing James Foley's killing at the hands of Islamic State extremists was posted on the Internet in August.

October 19, 20142:10 am

Iran has proof that militants are entering the country from neighboring Pakistan to carry out attacks.

October 19, 20141:44 am
APTOPIX Hong Kong Democracy Protest

Hong Kong's 28,000 strong police force have been struggling to contain a youth-led movement.

October 19, 20141:32 am
John Kerry

Congratulating Iraq, US Secretary of State John Kerry said it was a "very positive step forward".

October 19, 20141:22 am

The actress features on the magazine’s cover of the November issue and stated that she had nothing to say sorry for.

October 19, 20141:19 am

Hungary has no plans to investigate corruption allegations which have resulted in entry bans.

October 19, 20141:18 am

The actor talked to Reuters about shedding the rom-com tag, leaving Hollywood and his involvement in Hacked Off.

October 19, 20141:12 am

With her combination of head scarf and skinny jeans, and her streak of awards, Malaysia’s Yunalis Mat Zara’ai or Yuna has become a poster girl for ‘hijabsters’

October 19, 201412:40 am

As the toll crosses 4,000, the number of people infected with the virus reaches 9,000, and the disease jumps continents to reach America and Europe.

October 19, 201412:28 am

Dr Peter Piot helped discover the deadly virus in 1976 and considers himself lucky he survived. He is now providing help to fight current epidemic.

October 19, 20145:49 am
Tropical Weather-Hawaii

Hurricane Ana was carving a path south of Hawaii early Saturday, producing high waves, strong winds.

October 19, 201412:23 am

The current Ebola epidemic probably got its start when someone came into contact with an infected animal.

October 19, 201412:10 am

Papers of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison are now part of the permanent library collection of Princeton University.

October 18, 201411:26 pm
Indian Schools

Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness and extreme poverty.

October 18, 20146:32 pm

Demonstrators are calling for Beijing to grant the former British colony full democracy and for Leung to resign.

October 18, 20145:13 pm

He also said that the people of Kashmir should be allowed to decide their fate in the light of UN resolutions.

October 18, 20142:35 pm

Toll of those confirmed dead reaches 30

October 18, 201412:35 pm

Six airstrikes took place near Kobani in Syria where reports indicate they successfully struck three IS buildings.

October 18, 201412:19 pm

Key thoroughfares remain closed. Some protesters are digging in for the long haul at the main occupation zone, while others fight to retake ground lost to police.

October 18, 201411:54 am

The World Health Organization admitted making mistakes in failing to contain the outbreak still spreading out of control in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.

October 18, 201412:21 pm

Hundreds of protesters tried to break through police lines and they used open umbrellas to shield themselves from pepper spray.


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