The journey to rescue dogs and cats in Vietnam

The journey to rescue dogs and cats in Vietnam 1

More than five million dogs and one million cats killed each year in Vietnam, and these haunting figures reflect the current alarming extent of dog and cat meat consumption and trade.
Colombian army rescues two kidnapped tourists

Colombian army rescues two kidnapped tourists

BOGOTA: Colombia's army said on Thursday (Jun 19) it had freed a Swiss and a Brazilian kidnapped three months ago by suspected guerrillas.
Vietnamese fishermen on sunken Malaysian ship return home

Vietnamese fishermen on sunken Malaysian ship return home

Two Vietnamese fishermen were rescued from a sunken Malaysian fishing vessel and transferred to authorised Vietnamese agencies on Monday.
Search for 13 missing fishermen continues

Search for 13 missing fishermen continues

This morning, Jan 1, the civil and military rescue team continued to the search for 13 missing fishermen in the sinking of the ship QB 93 714 TS of fisherman Nguyen Quoc Phong.
Hanoi twin towers on fire

Hanoi twin towers on fire

A massive fire this afternoon hit the twin towers of the EVN Center for Telecommunications Information Management in Hanoi as clouds of smoke are seen billowing out of the towers.
Germany: Finland-Greece debt deal needs eurozone OK

Germany: Finland-Greece debt deal needs eurozone OK

Germany said Monday that a deal Finland struck with debt-wracked Greece for Athens to provide collateral in exchange for loan guarantees required the consent of all 17 eurozone members.
Underground fire delays rescue bid at New Zealand mine

Underground fire delays rescue bid at New Zealand mine

Hopes of rescuing alive 29 men trapped in a New Zealand mine after an exposion dwindled Sunday as tests showed a fire burning underground was generating toxic gases.