A child showing symptoms of dengue fever cries during a medical ...
Aug 14th, 2010
(Reuters) - A child showing symptoms of dengue fever cries during a medical check-up in the pediatric emergency room of a public hospital in Santo Domingo August 13, 2010. Thirty-two people have died from dengue fever out of the 7,313 suspected cases reported this year in the Dominican Republic, according to local media. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY) -
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - Sixteen schoolchildren and a teacher burned to death in eastern Pakistan early Saturday when a short-circuit near a leaking gas tank caused their minibus to burst into flames, police said. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Stuart Grudgings and Al-Zaquan Amer Hamzah KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's governing coalition extended its half-century rule despite its worst-ever performance in a general election, potentially undermining Prime Minister Najib Razak and exposing growing racial polarization in the Southeast Asian nation. Najib, 59, could come under pre... [Full Article]
By Katharine Houreld and Syed Raza Hassan ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - An upmarket constituency of Pakistan's violence-plagued city of Karachi voted again under tight security on Sunday, a day after gunmen killed a senior politician from a reformist party in the district and a week after general elections. It was not immediately clear who killed Zara... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - British singer George Michael has received medical treatment after a car crash on Thursday, his publicist said. The 49-year-old former Wham! frontman was being treated for "minor cuts and bruises" after the accident, Michael's spokeswoman said. "George Michael was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a traffic... [Full Article]