Aug 23 2014 Washington Zoo’s Baby Panda, Bao Bao Celebrates Birthday

The National Zoo in Washington is marking a milestone for its star attraction. Saturday is panda cub Bao Bao’s first birthday.
The zoo and the Chinese embassy celebrated the occasion with a traditional Zhuazhou ceremony, in which a baby is presented with symbolic objects. The item the baby reaches for first has meaning for the child’s [...]

 

Aug 23 2014 Washington Zoo’s Baby Panda, Bao Bao Celebrates Birthday

The National Zoo in Washington is marking a milestone for its star attraction. Saturday is panda cub Bao Bao’s first birthday.
The zoo and the Chinese embassy celebrated the occasion with a traditional Zhuazhou ceremony, in which a baby is presented with symbolic objects. The item the baby reaches for first has meaning for the child’s [...]

 

Aug 23 2014 Libyan Militia Claims to Have Seized Tripoli Airport

An Islamist militia based in Libya’s coastal city of Misrata claims to have seized Tripoli airport from a rival Zintan group.
A Misrata spokesman said the airport was taken Saturday after six weeks of battling with the powerful militia from the western mountains.
If the claim is confirmed it would mean a major defeat for the nationalist [...]

 

Aug 23 2014 Libyan Militia Claims to Have Seized Tripoli Airport

An Islamist militia based in Libya’s coastal city of Misrata claims to have seized Tripoli airport from a rival Zintan group.
A Misrata spokesman said the airport was taken Saturday after six weeks of battling with the powerful militia from the western mountains.
If the claim is confirmed it would mean a major defeat for the nationalist [...]

 

Aug 23 2014 Suspected Al-Qaida Bomb Attacks Kill 4 in Yemen

Separate bomb attacks by suspected al-Qaida militants have killed a senior army officer and three soldiers in Yemen’s restive south and east.
Yemeni officials say Brigadier Ahmed Saleh Omari was killed in Aden when a bomb exploded either in or on his car.
Another security official says a bomb planted on a road from Sayoun to Shibam [...]

 

Aug 23 2014 Suspected Al-Qaida Bomb Attacks Kill 4 in Yemen

Separate bomb attacks by suspected al-Qaida militants have killed a senior army officer and three soldiers in Yemen’s restive south and east.
Yemeni officials say Brigadier Ahmed Saleh Omari was killed in Aden when a bomb exploded either in or on his car.
Another security official says a bomb planted on a road from Sayoun to Shibam [...]

 

Aug 23 2014 Russian Deputy PM Says No Plans to Ban McDonald’s

Russian authorities are not planning to close the McDonald’s chain in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich was quoted saying on Saturday, after inspectors visited a number of restaurants run by the fast-food company.
“No one is talking about it at all [a ban on McDonald's in Russia],” Dvorkovich was quoted saying by Itar-Tass news [...]

 

Aug 23 2014 Russian Deputy PM Says No Plans to Ban McDonald’s

Russian authorities are not planning to close the McDonald’s chain in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich was quoted saying on Saturday, after inspectors visited a number of restaurants run by the fast-food company.
“No one is talking about it at all [a ban on McDonald's in Russia],” Dvorkovich was quoted saying by Itar-Tass news [...]

 

Aug 23 2014 Iceland Announces ‘Code Red’ Volcano Warning

Iceland has raised the warning for aircraft to code red, its highest level, after a small volcanic eruption that has triggered fears that ash in the atmosphere could disrupt air travel.
Iceland’s meteorological authority said on Saturday that an eruption has been detected beneath a glacier at the Bardarbunga volcano, where a series of earthquakes took [...]

 

Aug 23 2014 Iceland Announces ‘Code Red’ Volcano Warning

Iceland has raised the warning for aircraft to code red, its highest level, after a small volcanic eruption that has triggered fears that ash in the atmosphere could disrupt air travel.
Iceland’s meteorological authority said on Saturday that an eruption has been detected beneath a glacier at the Bardarbunga volcano, where a series of earthquakes took [...]

 
 
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