Thursday, August 28, 2014

Ancient China

"Patience, Grasshopper..."

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BBC World News

  • Soldier killed in Canada shootings
  • A huge security operation is under way in Canada's capital Ottawa after a gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial and shots were fired in the parliament building.
  • Four guilty of Blackwater killings
  • A US federal jury finds four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 2007.
  • Mexico orders Iguala mayor's arrest
  • Mexico orders the arrest of the mayor of the southern town of Iguala, where 43 students disappeared after clashing with police last month.
  • Obama 'optimistic' over Ebola in US
  • President Barack Obama expresses cautious optimism about the Ebola situation in the US, as new screening rules are introduced in the country.
  • Syria air force 'steps up strikes'
  • The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.
  • Jerusalem car 'attack' kills baby
  • A baby girl is killed and eight others injured after a car hits pedestrians in Jerusalem in what police are suggesting was a "terrorist attack".