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Jul 24, 2014

South Korea unveils stimulus after ferry sinking

(AP) -- South Korea's government announced a $40 billion stimulus plan Thursday after the shock of a deadly ferry sinking slowed economic growth to the lowest level in three quarters. The finance ministry said government spending would increase by 11...

Jul 28, 2014

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Tripoli

(AP) -- The Libyan government on Monday appealed for international help after a huge oil depot caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli. The interim government said in a statement posted on its website... #Libya #Tunisia #International Committee of the Red Cross #Tripoli, Libya #Misrata, Libya

Jul 10, 2014

Israeli airstrike kills group of friends watching World Cup in cafe

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Eight members of the same family, including five children, were killed in an Israeli airstrike which destroyed two homes in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza, the Palestinian Health Ministry said... #Libya #Tunisia #International Committee of the Red Cross #Tripoli, Libya #Misrata, Libya

Jul 22, 2014

China's typhoon toll rises to 46 dead, 25 missing

(AP) -- The Chinese government says the death toll from the strongest typhoon to slam into the country's south has risen to 46, with 25 other people still missing. The Civil Affairs Ministry said Tuesday that Typhoon Rammasun triggered floods, hail s... #China #Taiwan #Vietnam #Philippines

Jul 20, 2014

Strongest storm in decades in south China kills 18

(AP) -- The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in four decades has killed 18 people and destroyed tens of thousands of homes, the government and state media said Sunday, while in the Philippines the death toll from the storm's earlier destructio... #China #Vietnam #Philippines

Jul 21, 2014

Palestinian death toll in Gaza reaches 508

The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state headed to Cairo on Monday to try to end two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting that has killed at least 508 Palestinians and 20 Israelis and displaced tens of thousands of Gaza residents. The new cease-fire ... #Cairo #Israel #U N Security Council #John Kerry #Hamas #Ban Ki-moon #Gaza Strip #New York (state)

Jul 23, 2014

Typhoon rains hit China; plane crashes in Taiwan

(AP) -- The second typhoon to hit China in a week quickly weakened to a tropical storm as it reached the country's heavily populated southeastern provinces on Wednesday after passing across Taiwan overnight. Rain was still falling in Taiwan as a plan... #China #Taiwan #Shanghai #Vietnam #Philippines

Jul 22, 2014

China's typhoon toll rises to 46 dead, 25 missing

(AP) -- The death toll from the strongest typhoon to slam into China's south in decades has risen to 46, with 25 other people still missing, the government said Tuesday. The Civil Affairs Ministry said Typhoon Rammasun caused floods, hail showers and... #China #Taiwan #Vietnam #Philippines

Jul 16, 2014

Palestinians flee after Israel warning, airstrikes

Hundreds of Palestinian families, their children crying, fled Wednesday, as Israel intensified airstrikes on Hamas targets, including homes of the movement's leaders, following failed Egyptian cease-fire efforts. Before the renewed bombardment, Israe... #Cairo #Israel #Egypt #Hamas #Benjamin Netanyahu #Gaza City

Jul 17, 2014

'Persecuted' review: It's just confusing

The unholy bond between religion and politics is the backgroundbackdrop for "Persecuted," a confused and confusing thriller about a TV preacher ruined by a sinister government plot. James Remar, who broke out in films 35 years ago with "The Warriors"... #Bruce Davison #James Remar
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