Dozens of Kuwaitis briefly stormed Kuwait's parliament building ...
Nov 17th, 2011
(AP) - Dozens of Kuwaitis briefly stormed Kuwait's parliament building as hundreds of others protested outside in Kuwait City late Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011. Opposition lawmakers warned Wednesday of a growing political crisis after dozens of anti-government protesters muscled their way into the parliament during debate over efforts to question Prime Minister Sheik Nasser Al Mohammad Al Sabah about corruption allegations. (AP Photo/Nasser Waggi) -
By Aija Braslina RIGA (Reuters) - Six people, including two firefighters, were killed and dozens more were feared trapped after the roof of a busy supermarket in Latvia's capital, Riga, collapsed on Thursday evening, a rescue official said. TV pictures showed the Maxima store surrounded by fire trucks and ambulances with rescue workers using t... [Full Article]
Royal Bank of Scotland said its banking platform was briefly attacked by hackers on Friday, causing problems for some customers trying to access online accounts, just days after a more serious technology crash. RBS said a surge in internet traffic directed at its NatWest website at about 1130 GMT was a deliberate attempt to disrupt its service. Ban... [Full Article]
The French parliament early on Saturday backed a reform of the country's prostitution law that will impose a 1,500-euro fine on anyone paying for sex. The bill will give France some of the toughest legislation on prostitution in Europe, similar to that of Sweden. Previously, buying and selling sex for money was not illegal in France but the ac... [Full Article]