New York mayor calls for end of protests after policemen murders

Tsunami-ravaged Indonesian fishing town rises rapidly from the ruins

Hundreds protest against US-Cuba rapprochement in Miami

10 years on, migrants still haunted by memory of tsunami missing in Thailand

New York mayor calls for end of protests after policemen murders

Tue, 23 Dec 2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called on the citizens of his city to "put aside protests," to mourn the deaths of two law enforcement officers who were shot in the streets of Brooklyn on Saturday, by a man who claimed on social media he wanted to avenge the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. (Cover photo: Reuters)

Tsunami-ravaged Indonesian fishing town rises rapidly from the ruins

Tue, 23 Dec 2014

Rows of new houses and beautiful mosques with glittering minarets give little clue that the sleepy Indonesian fishing town of Meulaboh was the ground zero of the 2004 Asian tsunami, highlighting the success of a multi-billion-dollar reconstruction effort.

Hundreds protest against US-Cuba rapprochement in Miami

Mon, 22 Dec 2014

With American and Cuban flags in hand, around 200 people - many from dissident Cuban organizations - gathered Saturday in Little Havana, Miami, to protest against US President Barack Obama's announcement of a rapprochement with communist-ruled Cuba.

10 years on, migrants still haunted by memory of tsunami missing in Thailand

Mon, 22 Dec 2014

Described as the forgotten victims of the Indian Ocean Tsunami, Myanmese migrant workers in Thailand are still trying to piece together what happened ten years ago.