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Juror: Defense put police officer's shooting victim on trial

"The defense, knowing certain things, knew it had to use sleight of hand and point in another direction," said Moses Wilson, one day after the judge hearing the case of Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Randall Kerrick declared a mistrial when the jury was deadlocked 8-4.<p>Wilson declined to …


Figures show record influx of refugees into Europe

A record 107,500 migrants crossed the European Union's borders last month, according to new figures, showing they are arriving in dramatically increasing numbers and creating a humanitarian crisis for the 28-nation bloc.<p>Frontex, the EU border agency, reported on Tuesday that its latest figures far …

North Africa

Riot in Singapore's Little India (with press conference coverage) - 09Dec2013 @ 0300Hr

Little India Riot Angry Mob Singapore - A Shock Or No Surprise?

little india riot(singapore)

Driving through Little India in Singapore on a Sunday afternoon...

Committee of Inquiry: What caused the Little India riot - 30Jun2014


Singapore's Little India Riot December 8 2013

‘We’ve just used our entire supply of resources for 2015’ – scientists

The day humans “overshot” the limit of Earth’s resources for 2015 comes six days earlier than previous year. Earth Overshoot Day is a day calculated …

Global warming increases 'food shocks' threat

<b>Climate change is increasing the risk of severe 'food shocks' where crops fail and prices of staples rise rapidly around the world.</b><p>Researchers say extreme weather events that impact food production could be happening in seven years out of ten by the end of this century.<p>The authors argue that an …


Tianjin warehouse handled chemicals without licence, reports Chinese state media

Yu Xuewei, chairman of the Dongjiang Port Ruihai International Logistics Company was taken into custody on Thursday but it is not clear if he and nine others have been charged<p>The owner of the warehouse that exploded killing over 100 people in Tianjin last week has been detained following the …


China's head of industrial safety under investigation after Tianjin port blasts

Thunderstorms Tuesday complicated recovery efforts from last week's massive explosions at a warehouse in China's Tianjin port that killed at least 114 people, left 57 missing and exposed dangerous chemicals — including some that could become flammable on contact with water.<p>Experts have expressed …


Bangkok Bombing: City on Edge as Suspect Is Sought

Thailand’s government probes closed-circuit footage for clues to who might be responsible for attack<p>BANGKOK—Thai police said they were homing in on a suspect seen in security-camera footage of the bomb blast that killed at least 20 people, most of them foreign tourists, in the Thai capital.<p>A second …


How much does the Singapore Government spend on Healthcare?

Keeping healthcare affordable will continue to be Gan's focus

Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said that his focus will continue to be on keeping healthcare costs affordable, even if the issue does not feature in …

Our quality journey: Singapore's healthcare milestones

Public healthcare institutions will only revise fees after 'careful consideration': MOH

SINGAPORE: Public healthcare institutions here review their fees from time to time, and only after careful consideration, said Minister for Health …

Strengthening Singapore's healthcare eco-system

Singapore Healthcare: Building a healthy nation

Singapore's Healthcare System and Key Priorities

Transforming Singapore Healthcare (English sub)

Comparing the Ukraine and Vietnam Wars: Donbas is Recognized as a Legitimate State Under US Public Law 86-90 | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Could US Senator John McCain find North Vietnam on a map during or before the period he spent 5 years as a POW in Hanoi? Could you? The answer is …


Russia Seizes More Territory in Ukraine, Eastern Europe with ‘Incremental’ Strategy

Fighting has escalated in Ukraine six months after a ceasefire was supposed to end hostilities, raising fears that Russian-backed separatists could …