BREAKING NEWS

2011-09-08

World

Is the world safer after 9/11?

This was the first massive attack the US ever suffered on its mainland: the Trade Center in New York! The Pentagon! If passengers hadn’t overpowered

World

Memorial ready at Ground Zero

Ground Zero smoked for months after 9/11. At first the work crews and rescuers called it the pile. But even as the cinders of the famous World Trade

Sport

A hero's tribute

Just over 58 years after New Zealand’s Edmund Hillary and Nepal’s Tenzing Norgay became the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest, breathtaking

Sport

Russian rugby team

The Russian rugby team continued their preparations for the upcoming World Cup in New Zealand on Wednesday, but said they were doing so with pain in

Business

Court setback for Saab

A Swedish court has rejected Saab’s application for protection from creditors, pushed the ailing carmaker closer to collapse. Saab had gone to the

Business

HSBC details Hong Kong cuts

HSBC says it will lay off 3,000 people in Hong Kong over the next three years as part of its aggressive cost-cutting plan in five places – Hong Kong