Thursday, August 28, 2014

Ancient China

"Patience, Grasshopper..."

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BBC World News

  • Armenia remembers 'genocide campaign'
  • Ceremonies are held in Armenia and around the world to mark the centenary of the start of mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.
  • Pakistani activist killed in Karachi
  • A leading Pakistani activist is shot dead, and her mother left seriously injured, after leaving a seminar on torture in Karachi.
  • IS posts 'health service' video
  • Islamic State appears to have released a promotional video for its own health service featuring NHS-style branding and an Australian doctor.
  • WW1 Gallipoli 'heroism' remembered
  • The Prince of Wales pays tribute to the "heroism and humanity" of those who fought in Gallipoli, at a centenary ceremony in Turkey.
  • Yemen ex-leader appeals for calm
  • Yemen's former president calls on his Houthi rebel allies to withdraw from territory they have seized in return for a halt to Saudi air strikes.
  • 'Twin' tumour found in woman's head
  • California doctors have removed what they call an embryologic twin living deep inside the brain of a student who had health problems.