Tag Archives: Beijing

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Chinese, Thai air forces to hold first joint exercise

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese & Thai air forces will this month hold their first joint exercises, China's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday, in another sign of army-led Thailand's increased…

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Major mafia trial opens in Rome over case that rattled Italy

By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) – A one-eyed former neo-fascist gangster & 45 other defendants went on trial on Thursday accused of running a mafia crime ring in Rome that…

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Moody's downgrades VW as toll from emissions scandal grows

Embattled Volkswagen's credit rating was cut by Moody's on Wednesday as the toll on the German automaker grew over its cheating on emissions. Moody's cut the rating by one notch…

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The Latest: 4 people drown off Greek island of Lesbos

SID, Serbia (AP) — The latest as tens of thousands of people flood into Europe in search of a new life. All times local. 11:00 p.m. Greek authorities say four…

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To Chinese, end of 1-child policy welcome, not game-changer

BEIJING (AP) — Everyone should have the chance to have more than one child, say Chinese parents who welcome the government's loosening of its population policy. But just because all…

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Nevada's legal brothels are the state's not-so-secret vice

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When former NBA player & reality-TV star Lamar Odom was found unconscious in Nevada, the hardest part of the story for some people to wrap their…

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Moon probe paving way for more manned lunar missions 'to be given green light'

A pathfinding mission to land a robot probe on an unexplored region of the moon is expected to be approved by the European Space Agency (ESA) next year, according to…

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Cook leads England to 400-3 at lunch on day 4 vs Pakistan

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — England captain Alastair Cook scored his third career double century as his side reached 400-3 Friday after an extended first session on the…

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Antibiotic resistance threatening post-surgery recovery: survey

Spreading antibiotic resistance could have disastrous consequences for patients undergoing surgery or chemotherapy, a study said. In the United States, up to half of infections after surgery & over a…

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Odom 'Used Cocaine And Viagra' Before Collapse

Former basketball star Lamar Odom, the estranged husband of reality TV star Khloe Kardashian, had used cocaine & herbal Viagra before he was found unresponsive in a brothel, according to…