The UN expressed alarm at a huge decline in bee colonies under ...
Mar 10th, 2011
(AFP/File) - The UN expressed alarm at a huge decline in bee colonies under a multiple onslaught of pests and pollution, urging an international effort to save the pollinators that are vital for food crops.(AFP/File/Saul Loeb) -
Swedish police have warned of a growing trend of teenage gang rapes, often filmed or photographed on smartphones, as a high-profile case under a new rape law opened in the capital Tuesday. In the case before the Stockholm court, three young men are accused of raping a girl, whose age has not been made public, in a forested area south of the capital... [Full Article]
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters forced their way into Thailand's Finance Ministry on Monday, laying out sleeping mats in its rooms and hallways in an escalating bid to overthrow Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. They also broke into the compound of the Foreign Ministry, a Reuters witness said. The seizin... [Full Article]
By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, indicating the S&P 500 may fall for a third consecutive day on concerns a reduction in stimulus by the Federal Reserve may be on the horizon earlier than some had anticipated. The benchmark S&P index fell on Monday as stronger-than-expected data on manufactu... [Full Article]
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - The campus is overrun by a tangled web of weeds and vines. Many of the books in the open-air library are ancient, their pages yellow. Students will have to share a handful of donated computers and put up with slow-speed Internet, at least at first. And professors are struggling to catch up with developments in their fields. (... [Full Article]