Category: General

Measles Spread Prompts Samoa to Declare State of Emergency

MELBOURNE – Samoa declared a state of emergency this weekend, closing all schools and cracking down on public gatherings, after several deaths linked to a measles outbreak that has spread across the Pacific islands.The island state of about 200,000, so…

Bangladesh Rescues 122 Malaysia-bound Rohingya

The Bangladesh Coast Guard rescued 122 Rohingya from a trawler in the Bay of Bengal south of Cox’s Bazar on Thursday as the boat was heading for Malaysia, officials said.Some of those on the boat said they left their camps in Bangladesh in search of be…