Thursday, August 28, 2008

Ancient China

"Patience, Grasshopper..." .

BBC World News

  • Novice 'steered South Korea ferry'
  • The South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday was steered by a ship's mate unfamiliar with the waters where the accident occurred, officials say.
  • Easter messages show Ukraine divide
  • Orthodox Easter messages from patriarchs in Kiev and Moscow reflect Ukraine's deep divide, as a tense stand-off continues in the east.
  • UN envoy and Israel in Easter row
  • The UN envoy to the Middle East accuses Israel of blocking his way to an Easter ceremony in Jerusalem, as Israel questions his judgement.
  • Syria-held French journalists freed
  • Four French journalists held captive in Syria for months have been freed and are in "good health", says President Francois Hollande.
  • Easter deaths spark Brazil protests
  • Residents of a poor community near Rio de Janeiro torch vehicles in protest at the deaths of two young men in incidents involving the police.
  • Pakistan TV anchor shot in attack
  • Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's best known television presenters, is injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the southern city of Karachi.