Growing unrest sets back Liberia's Ebola fight

Aug 19, 2014

Growing unrest sets back Liberia's Ebola fight

Authorities in Liberia urgently searched on Monday for 17 people who fled an Ebola medical center over the weekend when it was attacked by looters who stole blood-stained sheets and mattresses and took them into an enormous slum. Health officials were combing Monrovia’s West ...

Thailand to tighten security as crisis deepens

May 11, 2014

Thailand to tighten security as crisis deepens

Thailand’s caretaker government says it will increase security to prevent clashes that could arise between the two sides in an escalating political crisis. In a televised announcement Sunday, the government’s security committee warned people to stay away from protest sites for their own safety. ...

Feb 12, 2014

Chinese villagers attack polluting factory, police

Villagers in southwestern China infuriated by a factory that was polluting the environment smashed its offices and equipment, and later clashed with police, underscoring the potential for such concerns to trigger violent unrest. Residents of Baha, a village in Yunnan province, said Wednesday that ...