Enraged parents wept and screamed as a judge sentenced a South Korean ferry captain to 36 years in prison for negligence and abandoning passengers when his ship sank earlier this year, killing more than 300 people, mostly high school students.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014
Almost a decade after their daughter was crushed to death by an Israeli army bulldozer as she tried to block its path in a Gaza Strip conflict zone, Rachel Corrie’s parents are preparing for a judge’s ruling in their high-profile civil lawsuit against the military.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2012
Egypt’s civilian cabinet offered to resign after three days of violent clashes between demonstrators and security forces in Tahrir Square – but the action failed to satisfy protesters deeply frustrated with the new military rulers.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2011