Ethnic minority delegates pose for a photo outside the Great ...
Mar 5th, 2012
(Reuters) - Ethnic minority delegates pose for a photo outside the Great Hall of the People after the opening ceremony of the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing March 5, 2012. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY) -
SITTWE, Myanmar (AP) - A cyclone only a day away carries wind and rain that could become deadly. But in dozens of refugee camps that spatter Myanmar's western coast, the order to evacuate ahead of the storm was met with widespread refusal. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A look at legislation passed in Turkey's parliament early Friday that would ban all alcohol advertising and tighten restrictions on the sale of such beverages, and how such a law could affect tourists and liquor companies in the mainly Muslim but secular country. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - By now, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is well-accustomed to enduring blows from Iran's ruling clerics as his reputation fell from favored son to political outcast. But their intended parting shot - barring his chief aid from the presidential race - may be just the opening act in Ahmadinejad's reinvention as a self-styl... [Full Article]
By Thuy Ong SYDNEY (Reuters) - Director Baz Luhrmann brought "The Great Gatsby" home on Wednesday for its Australian premiere, with box-office success for the Sydney-produced film bolstering hopes for the resurgence of the local film industry. The film, set in 1920s New York and starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, is one of several ... [Full Article]