A worker holds a piece of asbestos. Several countries blocked ...
Jun 24th, 2011
(AFP/File) - A worker holds a piece of asbestos. Several countries blocked moves to add chrysotile asbestos to a list of dangerous substances subject to export restrictions under the Rotterdam Convention, a UN spokesman said.(AFP/File/Mychele Daniau) -
Singapore prosecutors will charge 24 Indian workers for taking part in the city-state's first riot in more than 40 years, police said Tuesday. The men face jail terms of up to 10 years plus caning for charges of rioting with dangerous weapons in the hour-long fracas on Sunday night, triggered when an Indian construction worker was struck and k... [Full Article]