• Japan thanks world for tsunami help one month on 

    10/04/2011 05:00

    A family prays as they remember disaster victims nearby the site of their home which was destroyed in the recent tsunami. Japan fell silent at 2:46 pm Monday as people across the country remembered the thousands killed by a 9.0...

  • France bans Muslim full-face veil 

    10/04/2011 05:00

    File photo shows a Muslim woman wearing the niqab (veil which covers the body and leaves only a small strip for the eyes) with her passport during a meeting in Montreuil, outside Paris. France, home to Europe’s biggest Muslim...

  • Gbagbo’s forces attack Ouattara’s Ivory Coast base 

    09/04/2011 05:00

    A French soldier speaks to locals during a patrol in the “Deux Plateaux” district of Abidjan. Forces loyal to Ivory Coast incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo have stepped up a counter-attack on presidential claimant Alassane...

  • Icelanders again reject Icesave debt deal 

    09/04/2011 05:00

    Iceland’s Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir (L) casts her vote in the Icesave referendum in Reykjavik April 9, 2011. Icelanders rejected for a second time a plan to repay $5 billion to Britain and the Netherlands from a bank...

  • Sounds of rockets echo in Libya”s Ajdabiyah

    Sounds of rockets echo in Libya”s Ajdabiyah

    08/04/2011 05:00

    NATO’s planes flew over Ajdabiyah when doctors in the town’s hospital were doing surgery on an anti-government militant. The fighters guarding the hospital picked up their weapons and jumped onto trucks with machine guns after they heard their colleagues...

  • Japan stops uncontrolled leak from nuclear plant 

    06/04/2011 05:00

    Various kinds of fish are displayed at a fish shop in Tokyo on April 5, 2011. Japan started dumping 11,500 tons of low-level radioactive water at sea to free up storage space at its crippled Fukushima nuclear plant for more highly contaminated...

  • Last 1000 Vietnamese workers return from Libya

    Last 1000 Vietnamese workers return from Libya

    05/04/2011 05:00

    A Greek ship with 1,015 Vietnamese workers on board anchored at Cai Lan port in Quang Ninh northern province at 4 am, April 4. They were the last group returning from Libya in the campaign to rescue 10,300...

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