Daily Archives: October 14, 2011

Syrian Civilians

UN urges international action on Syria

The UN human rights chief on Friday urged the international community to take action to protect civilians and prevent civil war in Syria, where more than 3,000 people have been killed since

28 killed in horror PNG plane crash

Papua New Guinean officials were Friday trying to piece together how a passenger plane crashed in a dense forest, killing 28 people – but leaving four survivors – in the nation’s worst


China furious over rising protectionism

China’s Premier Wen Jiabao on Friday took aim at what he called “rising trade protectionism”, saying trade disputes were hampering a global economic recovery. “What is worrying is that… trade protectionism is