8:22 pm October 29, 2014 | No Comment
Heavily armed Iraqi peshmerga fighters were set on Wednesday to reinforce fellow Kurds defending the Syrian border town of Kobane from the Islamic State group, as anti-regime rebels also joined the battle.
7:27 pm October 29, 2014 | No Comment
Mayor of London Boris Johnson boxes with a trainer during his visit to Fight for Peace Academy in North Woolwich, London, on Oct. 28, 2014. Fight for Peace uses boxing and martial arts combined with education and personal development to realize the potential of young people in the borough at risk of crime and […]
4:05 pm October 29, 2014 | No Comment
Asia’s travel and tourism sector is booming but will faces a severe shortage of skilled workers in the next 10 years, a top industry executive said on Wednesday. Investments in human capital have lagged behind spending on infrastructure such as airports and hotels, said David Scowsill, president and chief executive of the London-based World […]
7:47 pm October 28, 2014 | No Comment
Myanmar has jailed seven men for lynching 10 Muslim bus passengers in an attack that sparked mass unrest between Buddhists and Muslims in the western state of Rakhine two years ago, authorities said on Tuesday.
6:56 pm October 28, 2014 | No Comment
Hong Kong democracy activists on Tuesday marked one month of mass protests, calling on supporters to gather for an evening rally wearing the masks they have used to ward off police tear gas and pepper spray.
6:18 pm October 28, 2014 | No Comment
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged on Tuesday to strengthen Vietnam's military following talks between leaders of the two allies, in a move likely to rankle neighboring nuclear-armed giant China.