156 dead, 5,500 injured in China earthquake
Frantic search for survivors continues after tremor devastates Sichuan province
By Didi Tang, AP - April 20, 2013 9:05 AM
A girl gives offerings to the dead by the side of a badly damaged building in Longmen township,
an area close...
June 30, 2011
Some 500 slaves freed in raid by Indian government
Thursday 30th June, 2011
• 500 workers forced to labour in brick kiln in illegal 'bonded labour'
• Women and children among those rescued
• Officials shocked by conditions
A shocking case of slave...
ALBANY - In a major crackdown on Internet predators, more than 3,500 convicted New York sex fiends have been booted from two online social networking sites, sources told the Daily News.
The pervs were kicked off Facebook and MySpace in the first sweep of registered sex offenders under the...
Toronto, Canada (CHAKRA) —Toronto’s terror plot of 1991 (pre September 11) has been forgotten and become a lost memory to Canadians.
The terror plot was planned by five black Muslims who were followers of Jamaat Al Fuqra, a Pakistani movement. They were acquitted of planning to kill 4,500...
Indians have slashed 500 billion dollars
of black money in Swiss banks
South Asia Post - August 31, 2010
IN a major step towards the Indian government getting hold of details of Indian money stashed in Swiss bank accounts, a revised agreement with Switzerland will allow investigators to...