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Bangladesh, Myanmar relieved as cyclone fizzles

May 16, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Bangladeshis stand by the Bay of Bengal coast before the tropical cyclone Mahasen made landfall in Chittagong, Bangladesh, Thursday, May 16, 2013. Cyclone Mahasan weakened Thursday afternoon into a tropical storm with at least 18 deaths reported in Bangladesh, Myanmar and Sri Lanka, but officials had prepared for a far greater storm. Bangladesh evacuated 1...

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Myanmar minority resist Cyclone Mahasen evacuation

May 15, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Bangladeshis carry their belongings and leash precious animals as they walk towards a cyclone shelter centre, ahead of the coming of tropical cyclone Mahasen, in Chittagong, Bangladesh, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. People living in coastal areas in Bangladesh and...

US diplomat ordered to leave Russia in spy case

May 14, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this handout photo provided by the FSB, acronym for Russian Federal Security Service, a man claimed by FSB to be Ryan Fogle, a third secretary at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, is detained in Moscow, early Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Russia’s security...

Bangladesh plans to raise pay for garment workers

May 12, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A Bangladeshi rescuer stands amid the rubble of a garment factory building that collapsed on April 24 as they continue searching for bodies in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, May 12, 2013. Search teams resumed their rain-interrupted work Sunday as the...

Woman rescued from Bangladesh rubble recovering

May 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Survivor of a building collapse Reshma Begum receives treatment at a hospital in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, May 11, 2013. Begum was working in a factory on the second floor of Rana Plaza when the building began collapsing around her April 24....

Former Pakistani prime minister declares victory

May 11, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Former Prime Minister and leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-N party Nawaz Sharif, fourth from left, waves to his supporters at a party office in Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, May 11, 2013. Sharif declared victory following a historic election marred by...

Seeking re-election, Imelda extends Marcos dynasty

May 10, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 5, 2013 photo, a poster of former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos is on display at town center in Ilocos Norte province, northern Philippines. Twenty-seven years after her dictator husband was ousted by a public revolt, Imelda Marcos has...

President Assad says Syria able to face Israel

May 7, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

An Israeli soldier carries his mate during a military exercise in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit) BEIRUT (AP) — In his first response to Israel’s weekend airstrikes,...

Bangladesh garment disaster death toll reaches 705

May 7, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Garment workers employed at Rana Plaza, the garment factory building that collapsed, queue to receive wages from the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Hundreds of survivors of...

Israeli airstrikes on Syria prompt threats, anger

May 5, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 file photo, an Israeli Iron Dome missile is launched near the city of Be’er Sheva, southern Israel, to intercept a rocket fired from Gaza. Israel’s military has deployed Iron Dome defense system to the...