Thirty-nine survivors of the Costa Concordia cruise ship that capsized off Italy last month filed an amended lawsuit in Florida state court on Tuesday seeking more than half a billion dollar in damages.
Construction workers at Hanoi’s landmark Metropole Hotel have uncovered an underground war bunker that American folk singer Joan Baez took cover in as her countrymen bombed the capital city.
Tens of thousands of revellers splattered each other with 120 tonnes of squashed tomatoes Wednesday in a gigantic annual food fight known in Spain as the Tomatina.
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HONG KONG, July 14, 2011 (AFP) - World leaders expressed anger and revulsion Thursday at triple bomb blasts that killed 17 people and left more than 140 injured in India's commercial capital Mumbai.
AFP - Indian mourner Mahant Mandal holds a photograph of his brother Kishan Mandal after his death in a bomb blast in Mumbai on July 14, 2011.
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Greenpeace on Wednesday accused Mattel, the US maker of Barbie dolls, of contributing to the wanton destruction of carbon-rich Indonesian forests and habitats of endangered species like Sumatran tigers.
China is once again calling for an end to the fighting in Libya. It expressed "deep concern" at reported civilian casualties in the North African country, caused by multinational military strikes.
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VietNamNet Bridge – Unless we are friendly with nature we will suffer more losses in human life and property.
Unless we are friendly with nature we will suffer more losses in human life and property.
Since early 2011 as a result of climate change natural disasters have occurred in many areas over the world.
Last year, it was no surprise to see unprecedented natural disasters happening and causing havoc in many places, such as widespread flooding in East Australia considered as the most destruction ever seen in the past 50 years and other floods and landslides in Brazil that...
China has ratcheted up pressure for imperial treasures to be repatriated, condemning overseas auctions of its relics and demanding they come home.
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Technicians prepare vehicles for a test crash at the Volvo Safety Centre in Gothenburg April 9, 2008. The destruction of the orange sedan with its slapdash paintwork may have been intentional but it was far from wanton. It was all part of Volvo's bid to create an injury-proof car by 2020. Picture taken April 9, 2008. (Xinhua/Reuters File Photo)
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