Categories Archives: Regions

Australia to take more Syrian refugees: PM Abbott.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australia is willing to accept more refugees from camps bordering Syria and Iraq and “is open” to providing more financial assistance. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Source: Video Streaming Process ...

Guatemala election bound for run-off.

Guatemala’s presidential election heads into a run-off vote, extending political uncertainty as the country reels from a graft scandal that toppled the president. Gavino Garay reports. Source: Video Streaming Process ...

France mulling air strikes in Syria.

French President Francois Hollande says France will begin reconnaissance missions over Syria and could launch air strikes against Islamic State militants in the country. Gavino Garay reports. Source: Video Streaming Process ...

Privacy Concerns Don’t Curb Use of Classroom Apps.

Laptops, tablets and smartphones each year play a more prominent role in schools, despite lingering concerns that private companies and government agencies are using such devices to collect massive amounts of data that can be used to profile students. Whi ...

UN says close to 8,000 killed in east Ukraine.

The U.N. Human Rights Office significantly revises up its estimate for casualties from the conflict in Ukraine, saying that at least 7,962 people had been killed since April 2014, when separatists in the east rebelled against a new pro-Western government ...

Floods hit Japan.

Parts of Japan are under water after days of heavy rainfall triggers widespread flooding. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Source: Video Streaming Process ...