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Sydney siege gunman's partner has bail revoked

Dec 22, 2014

Sydney siege gunman's partner has bail revoked

The partner of Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis had her bail revoked Monday after Australian authorities requested a review amid public anger that the pair were on the streets. Amirah Droudis, 35, had been on bail for a year since being charged with ...

Dec 22, 2014

South Korea prosecutors investigate data leak at nuclear power plants

Seoul prosecutors have launched an investigation into a leak of noncritical data at South Korea’s nuclear power operator, the prosecutors’ office said on Sunday, as worries mount about nuclear safety and potential cyberattacks from North Korea. An official with the prosecutors’ office confirmed media ...

Destructive tsunami also brought peace to war-torn Aceh

Dec 21, 2014

Destructive tsunami also brought peace to war-torn Aceh

When a tsunami engulfed Indonesia’s Aceh province a decade ago, it not only killed tens of thousands of people but also wiped the slate clean in the conflict-racked, poverty-stricken province and paved the way for peace. The province on the northern tip of Sumatra ...

Dec 21, 2014

2004 tsunami: Horror of 'colorful mess' revealed

Tassanee Vejpongsa, a video journalist based in Taipei, covered the 2004 tsunami in Phuket, Thailand. She recalls: “We had just finished our last feed as the sun started to rise. It had been a long night of coverage of what was appearing to be ...