Indonesia criticizes Saudi Arabia for hajj disaster response

Sep 29, 2015

Indonesia criticizes Saudi Arabia for hajj disaster response

Indonesia criticized Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for its slow response to the hajj pilgrimage disaster in Mina, saying its diplomats only received full access to the dead and injured days after the crush. The criticism from Indonesia, the Muslim world’s most populous country, comes ...

Obama declares Northern California fire a major disaster

Sep 23, 2015

Obama declares Northern California fire a major disaster

President Barack Obama declared a major disaster Tuesday in a Northern California wildfire that has destroyed at least 1,200 homes and killed at least three people. The declaration issued for the fire that broke out in Lake County 90 miles (145 km) north of ...