Rescue workers remove rocks as they search for three people ...
Feb 15th, 2012
(Reuters) - Rescue workers remove rocks as they search for three people after their house collapsed after heavy rains in La Paz February 15, 2012. REUTERS/Gaston Brito (BOLIVIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER) -
By Ruma Paul DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladeshi salvage workers neared on Monday the end of their search for victims of the collapse of a factory building, scouring the basement of the complex that crumbled in on itself killing 1,127 people. That toll from the world's worst industrial accident since the Bhopal disaster in India in 1984 could be the... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has leapfrogged Australia to become the world's second most desirable location for professionals looking to live and work abroad, trailing only the United States, a survey found on Wednesday. Worries about Britain's fragile economy, high household bills and squeezed wages were eclipsed by its growing reputation ... [Full Article]
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - One of the Philippines' most active volcanoes spewed huge rocks and ash after daybreak Tuesday, killing at least five climbers and trapping more than a dozen others near the crater in its first eruption in three years, officials said. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Alina Selyukh and Jim Finkle WASHINGTON/BOSTON (Reuters) - Several power utilities say they face a barrage of cyber attacks on their critical systems, a report by two Democratic lawmakers found echoing warnings from the Obama administration that foreign hackers were trying to bring down the U.S. power grid. California Representative Henry Waxman... [Full Article]
BAGHDAD (AP) - New attacks in Iraq killed 13 people and wounded dozens on Tuesday, officials said, after a bloody day that claimed more than 100 lives across the country. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]