The gov’t orders 48-hour curfew which will apply every weekend following an ‘exponential’ rise in the number of cases.
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Military parade involved more than 12,000 troops, 500 pieces of military hardware, and 200 aircraft.
India and Pakistan mark the day they gained freedom from the British colonial rule in 1947.
Former drug gang members turn district into giant mural in government rehabilitation initiative in Pachuca.
At least 44 people killed in blasts at a warehouse in Tianjin, one of the world’s busiest ports.
This week the world remembers the fateful attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki that changed the world forever.
More than 200,000 people have been affected after heavy monsoon rains caused floods in Myanmar. Dozens of people have been killed and thousands of homes destroyed. President Thein Sein has declared several regions of the country to be disaster zones.
Workers around the world mark May Day with protests and demands for better pay and employment conditions.
With the UN estimating eight million people have been hit by the earthquake in Nepal, the prime minister has said getting help to some of the worst affected areas is a “major challenge”. Sushil Koirala said authorities were overwhelmed by appeals for help from remote Himalayan villages left devastated by Saturday’s 7.8-magnitude quake. Rescue teams are still struggling […]
Strings of aftershocks continue to jolt Himalayan state as government steps up relief and rescue operation.