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Turkey's PM Erdogan Warns Against May Day Protests In Taksim Square

Turkey's PM Erdogan Warns Against May Day Protests In Taksim Square

The government has suggested next week's traditional gathering should take place at a special venue on the outskirts of Istanbul, rather than in the city centre, but unions have rejected that idea.
China's Seizure Of Japanese Ship Has Pre-World War Two Roots

China's Seizure Of Japanese Ship Has Pre-World War Two Roots

When the one-year lease was up in 1937, the ships were nowhere to be found. That year also marked the start of a full-scale war between China and Japan.
Hundreds Of Civilians Killed In South Sudan Ethnic Massacre: UN

Hundreds Of Civilians Killed In South Sudan Ethnic Massacre: UN

Rebel troops overran Bentiu, the capital of the oil producing Unity State, on Tuesday. More than 1 million people have fled their homes since fighting erupted in the world's youngest country in December.
Ukraine Peace Deal Falters As Rebels Show No Sign Of Surrender

Ukraine Peace Deal Falters As Rebels Show No Sign Of Surrender

Washington, which signed last week's accord in Geneva along with Moscow, Kiev and the European Union, said it would decide "in days" on additional sanctions if Russia does not take steps to implement the agreement.
First Sign Of South Korea Ferry Disaster Was Call From A Frightened Boy

First Sign Of South Korea Ferry Disaster Was Call From A Frightened Boy

That call was forwarded to the coastguard two minutes later and was followed by about 20 others by phone from children to the fire brigade, a fire station officer told Reuters.