Doctors and people gather outside during an evacuation of the ...
Apr 27th, 2009
(Reuters) - Doctors and people gather outside during an evacuation of the Alvaro Obregon Hospital after an earthquake in Mexico City April 27, 2009. Southern Mexico was hit by a 6.0 magnitude earthquake on Monday that shook buildings in the capital, Mexico City, but there were no immediate reports of deaths or damage. Hundreds of people evacuated buildings in the capital, many of them wearing surgical face masks due to the deadly swine flu. REUTERS/Henry Romero (MEXICO DISASTER ENVIRONMENT HEALTH) -
GENEVA (AP) - The Syrian civil war contributed to pushing the numbers of refugees and those displaced by conflict within their own nation to an 18-year high of 45.2 million worldwide by the end of 2012, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were pummelled and the dollar slumped on Thursday as a sell-off on global financial markets in thrall to central bank stimulus accelerated. European shares fell sharply in morning trading, dropping 1.3 percent after the second biggest fall in Japan's Nikkei in over two years left Asian shares at th... [Full Article]
PARIS (AP) - A French soldier was stabbed in the throat in a busy commercial district outside Paris on Saturday, and France's president said authorities are investigating any possible links with the recent slaying of a British soldier. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
PRAGUE (AP) - A raging flood wave that inundated parts of Prague is now heading north toward Germany, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people and leading to concerns about the safety of chemical plants. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]