Hundreds missing after Laos dam collapse

Hundreds of people were missing in Laos on Tuesday following the collapse of a hydroelectric dam under construction in this small country in Southeast Asia, the official Laotian news agency reported. The... Read more »

Ceasefire globally respected after Israeli bombing

A ceasefire with Israel is widely respected on Saturday in the Gaza Strip, following an escalation of violence that claimed the lives of four Palestinians and one Israeli soldier. Israel has not... Read more »

Amazon, GM and Alcoa lobbying for Trump’s protectionism

Large companies such as Amazon, General Motors, Toyota and Alcoa are considering ways to avoid the consequences of Donald Trump’s trade policy, and even to influence his administration’s decisions in this area.... Read more »

A 3-year-old boy attacked with acid in England

A three-year-old was severely burned with acid after being the target of a “deliberate attack,” police said Sunday in West Mercia, West England. The boy suffers serious injuries to his face and... Read more »

A suspect arrested after the murder of Olympic medalist Denis Ten

The Kazakh prosecutor’s office on Friday announced the arrest of a suspect after the murder of young Kazakh figure skater Denis Ten, a bronze medalist at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, who was... Read more »