Boy’s desperate call from doomed S. Korean ferry reveals horror – Fox News

Korea TimesBoy's desperate call from doomed S. Korean ferry reveals horrorFox NewsA relative of a passenger aboard the sunken ferry Sewol cries while waiting for her missing loved one at a port in Jindo, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)The Associated Press. A boy's desperate call from aboard a doomed South Korean ferry … [Read more...]

US will stand by Ukraine in face of Russian aggression, Biden says – Los Angeles Times

The GuardianUS will stand by Ukraine in face of Russian aggression, Biden saysLos Angeles TimesKIEV, Ukraine — The United States will stand by Ukrainians against Russian aggression that threatens their nation's sovereignty and territorial integrity, Vice President Joe Biden pledged Tuesday during a visit to Kiev. “No nation has the right to simply grab … [Read more...]

North Korea steps up activity at its nuclear site, South says – CNN

Sky News AustraliaNorth Korea steps up activity at its nuclear site, South saysCNNSeoul, South Korea (CNN) -- North Korea has stepped up activity at its main nuclear test site, possibly preparing to carry out a fourth underground blast, South Korea said Tuesday. The report comes just days before U.S. President Barack Obama is due to … [Read more...]

Thieves steal rhino horns in South Africa – USA TODAY

Independent OnlineThieves steal rhino horns in South AfricaUSA TODAYJOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a nighttime theft, robbers broke into a South African provincial parks office and used a machine tool called a grinder to break into a safe holding several dozen rhino horns worth a fortune on the illegal market in parts of Asia.Rhino horns worth $5.2 mln stolen in South AfricaReuters AfricaFears that syndicates could target rhino horn stockpilesNews24Rhino horn stolen from South African park safeBBC NewsSouth China Morning Post … [Read more...]

Possible Chlorine Gas Attack Probed in Syria – Wall Street Journal

CTV NewsPossible Chlorine Gas Attack Probed in SyriaWall Street JournalThe watchdog agency that monitors compliance with the global chemical weapons treaty on Tuesday said it is looking into allegations that chlorine gas was used in a raid on a Syrian village earlier this month. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical … [Read more...]