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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

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South Korea ferry: Three bodies found in cabins

Jul 14, 2014

China charges GSK-linked investigators for illegally obtaining private information

Prosecutors in China have filed charges against British investigator Peter Humphrey and his American wife, the official Xinhua news agency said on Monday, after the couple were detained last year following work they did for British drugmaker GlaxoSmi... #China #GlaxoSmithKline Inc
South Korea ferry: Three bodies found in cabins

Jul 10, 2014

Hoping to project power, China finds itself alone

In this July 7, 2014 photo released by China 's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping , who is also the general-secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, delivers a speech ... #China #Beijing #Xi Jinping #Communist Party
South Korea ferry: Three bodies found in cabins

Jul 14, 2014

British investigator and his American wife hired by GlaxoSmithKline to face trial in China after being charged with illegally selling private information

Prosecutors in Shanghai have filed charges against Peter Humphrey, 58, and Yingzeng Yu, 61, the official Xinhua news agency said... #China #Shanghai #GlaxoSmithKline Inc
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