Friday, 2nd March, 2012 Christchurch's quake-hit cathedral to come down
The remains of what was Christchurch Cathedral, whose shattered spire became a symbol of the New Zealand city's quake devastation, is to be dismantled after Anglican church officials said the earthquake had damaged the structure of the iconic church beyond repair.
Friday, 2nd March, 2012 The Artist triumphs at the Oscars
Silent movie The Artist has triumphed at the Oscars, winning five awards
including best picture, best director and best actor for Jean Dujardin.
Friday, 2nd March, 2012 Tsunami videos made Japan's disaster a global event
A blue car rushes by in the raging brown water. Moments later a whole
family house is carried down the center of the flooded street before an
even more frightening sight: a young man trapped in the rising water
clinging to a telephone wire.
Friday, 2nd March, 2012 Pakistani politicians elect senators
Closely watched elections to the Pakistan Senate are being held, with
the beleaguered government expecting to make significant gains.
Thursday, 1st March, 2012 Egypt lifts travel ban on Americans, judge says
Egyptian authorities have lifted the travel ban on 16 Americans accused of fraud and stirring up unrest after a series of raids that strained ties with a leading ally, an appeals court judge said Wednesday.
Thursday, 1st March, 2012 Fresh diplomatic efforts target Syria
Fresh diplomatic efforts to resolve the nearly year-old crisis in Syria got under way Wednesday as the situation inside Syria reached a new level of concern.