Foreign influences are not to blame for Iran’s post-election violence, the nation’s supreme leader has said, according to state-run media.
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Wedding fire kills dozens in Kuwait, state-run media says
A deadly fire in Kuwait that roared through a wedding tent packed with women killed dozens of people and injured at least 76 others, state-run media reported. Ana formed overnight and was expected to gain strength as it moved west toward the Leeward Islands, where forecasters expect it to hit on Monday. The Dutch Antilles issued a storm watch for St.
Reports: Typhoon triggers China landslide
China has more than 13 million abortions a year
The number of abortions performed in China each year tops 13 million, with inadequate knowledge of contraception playing a major role in the annual tally, state-run media reported. “Sex education needs to be strengthened, with universities and our society giving more guidance,” Li Ying, a professor at Peking University, told China Daily.
Dozens of Africans protest in southern China
Hu leaves G8 to deal with Xinjiang unrest
Chinese President Hu Jintao changed plans to attend a summit of major economic powers in Italy, instead returning home to address ethnic violence raking northwestern China, state-run media reported Wednesday. Tensions have been simmering in Urumqi, the capital of China’s far-west Xinjiang region, where violent demonstrations over the weekend have left at least 156 people dead and more than 1,000 injured. The unrest in Urumqi was brought under control with a massive presence of soldiers and anti-riot squads, the government said Tuesday