Regional News

Researchers reverse signs of aging in mice

December 22, 2013 5:29 am

A research team at the University of New South Wales claims to have found a way to reverse some of the symptoms of aging in mice. The study focuses on mitochondrial dysfunction, the breakdown of a cell’s energy-producing structures. Researchers traced the cause of this breakdown to a communication pathway with the cell’s nucleus, which wears down over time. […]

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Claire Davis Dies From Colo. School Shooting Injuries

December 22, 2013 4:33 am

The lone victim of the Arapahoe High School shooting had been in a coma after suffering severe head trauma from a gunshot wound.

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Student Injured in School Shooting Dies

December 22, 2013 3:55 am

Claire Davis, 17, died Saturday afternoon, her family said. She was shot at point-blank range on December 13 while sitting with a friend at Arapahoe High School in suburban Denver. (Dec. 22)

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Thousands Gather to Demand Thai PM Resigns

December 22, 2013 3:44 am

Tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators gathered in the Thai capital Bangkok Sunday calling for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down. Yingluck called for the snap elections to be held in February in an effort to quell mass demonstrations that have been going on for weeks.

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Thousands Rally in Cambodia Demanding PM Step Down

December 22, 2013 3:44 am

Thousands of supporters of Cambodia's opposition rallied on Sunday (December 22), vowing to keep protesting until long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen steps down or calls an election. The Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the amalgamation of what was once an impotent opposition to Hun Sen's iron-fisted rule, vowed to hold protests every day until their […]

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Railway Workers, Police Scuffle in Seoul

December 22, 2013 3:44 am

South Korean railway workers scuffled with police in Seoul on Sunday (December 22) as they protested against a new rail unit they said was a move towards privatization, Seoul's Yonhap news agency said. On December 9, over 6500 unionised rail workers went on strike against a government decision to set up a new subsidiary which […]

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Is Body Art in the UK Changing?

December 22, 2013 2:43 am

BBC Breakfast takes a look at how body art in the UK is changing.

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What Happened to Zimbabwe´s Dollars?

December 22, 2013 1:43 am

Nomsa Maseko visits Harare and finds people making a living from Zimbabwe's former currency.

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Turkey-Syria Border Trade Growing

December 22, 2013 1:43 am

Business on the Turkish-Syrian border is bustling, despite the lengthy delays faced by traders, as Howard Johnson reports.

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Venezuela´s Maduro Posts Pictures with Fidel Castro

December 22, 2013 1:43 am

On the ninth anniversary of the founding of the ALBA (Bolivarian Alliance) Saturday (December 21) Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro posted pictures of his visit in Havana with former Cuban President Fidel Castro. The photos show Maduro with Castro, now 87, looking at maps of battles fought during the Cuban Revolution.

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