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Abducted Nigerian girls: US troops to assist govt in search

May 13, 2014

Abducted Nigerian girls: US troops to assist govt in search

A total of 16 military personnel from US Africa Command have joined the effort to help find hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists, #Africa #US Embassy #Boko Haram #Xinhua #US troops #Abuja #Chibok
Nigerian women participate in protest against the recent kidnappings

May 12, 2014

Nigerian women participate in protest against the recent kidnappings

Hundreds of women here on Sunday staged a peaceful protest against the kidnapping of the over 200 students from a school in Nigeria by extremist Islamic militant group Boko Haram. #Nigeria #Boko Haram #Xinhua #Ghana #Accra #Bring back our girls #Release the girls now #We want action now #Eugenia Techie Menson #Young Educators Foundation
Urban-rural divide over sanitation, drinking water declining: U.N.

May 09, 2014

Urban-rural divide over sanitation, drinking water declining: U.N.

According to the 2014 Joint Monitoring Report on global progress against the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) on water and sanitation released Thursday, urban areas where more than half of the global population lives are still better supplied with improved water and sanitation than rural ones. #United Nations #WHO #Unicef #Xinhua #Joint Monitoring Report #Millennium Development Goal #Maria Neira
China: Journalist detained for revealing state secrets

May 09, 2014

China: Journalist detained for revealing state secrets

Veteran journalist Gao Yu, who was among prominent intellectuals jailed during China's 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown has been detained #Tiananmen Square #Beijing #Hong Kong #Xi Jinping #Xinhua News Agency #Zhang Lifan #Gao Yu #Willy Lam #Maya wang #Pu Zhiqiang
South Korea ferry: Three bodies found in cabins

Apr 19, 2014

South Korea ferry: Three bodies found in cabins

Three days after the 6,825-tonne passenger ferry capsized and sank off the Jindo Island near the southwestern tip of South Korea, the first bodies were found on Saturday morning within the passenger cabins of the ferry. #World #South Korea #Xinhua #South Korea ferry #Danwon High School #Ansan #Jindo Island #Incheon #Jeju
South Korea ferry: Three bodies found in cabins

Sep 26, 2014

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is ill, state media confirms

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA—North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ill, state-run media has confirmed. Kim may have gout , a South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Friday. Quoting an unnamed source “familiar with North Korean affairs,” the agency reported th... #China #South Korea #Pyongyang #Kim Jong-un #Kim Jong-il
South Korea ferry: Three bodies found in cabins

Sep 19, 2014

KARACHI, Sept. 18, 2014 (Xinhua) -- Former Pakistan cricketer Javed Miandad poses for a photograph with the ICC World Cup 2015 trophy during a ceremony at the mausoleum of the country's founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah in southern Pakistani port city of K

KARACHI, Sept. 18, 2014 (Xinhua) -- Former Pakistan cricketer Javed Miandad poses for a photograph with the ICC World Cup 2015 trophy during a ceremony at the mausoleum of the country's founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah in southern Pakistani port city of K... #Pakistan #Karachi #Javed Miandad #Mohammad Ali Jinnah
South Korea ferry: Three bodies found in cabins

Sep 15, 2014

MADRID, Sept. 15, 2014 (Xinhua) -- Players of the United States celebrate during the awarding ceremony of 2014 World Cup Basketball Spain in Madrid, capital of Spain, on Sept. 14, 2014. The United States defeated Serbia and won the World Cup. (Xinhua

MADRID, Sept. 15, 2014 (Xinhua) -- Players of the United States celebrate during the awarding ceremony of 2014 World Cup Basketball Spain in Madrid, capital of Spain, on Sept. 14, 2014. The United States defeated Serbia and won the World Cup. (Xinhua... #Madrid #Pepe (footballer)