China faces ‘very grave’ environmental situation
According to a report by Ian Jonson to the New
York Times, China’s three decades of rapid economic growth have left
it with a “very grave” environmental situation even as it tries to
move away from a develop-at-all-costs strategy, senior government
officials said Friday.
President Saleh defiant after injury
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has
broadcast a brief audio message, hours after being injured in an
attack on his compound in the capital Sanaa. Saleh said hwas well
and urged the army to confront his tribal opponents,
World’s most expensive champagne
A bottle of Veuve Clicquot, among the world’s
oldest Veuve champagne, was auctioned for a record setting 30,000
Euros, equivalent to 48 million Sri Lanka rupees near where it was
found in a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea.