29 May 2015
Football: Platini confronts Blatter with resign demand
UEFA boss Michel Platini said he was "disgusted" and "sickened" by events
which led to the arrest of seven FIFA officials at a Zurich hotel on
Wednesday, and has urged FIFA president Sepp Blatter to resign.б
UEFA President Michel Platini waits for the draw of the Champions League
semi-finals matches at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, April
Thailand to allow US flights to locate migrant boats: Deputy PM
Thailand will allow the United States to fly surveillance planes from its
territory to identify boats carrying migrants adrift in Southeast Asian
seas, the country's deputy prime minister said on Friday.
Malaysian military personnel onboard a Malaysian naval ship take part in a
search operation for migrant boats at the coast of Langkawi, in Malaysia,
May 28, 2015.
2 car bombs kill 10 people in two Baghdad hotels
BAGHDAD, May 29 (Xinhua) - Two car bombs inside parking lot of two hotels
in Baghdad, Iraq's capital, have killed at least 10 people and wounded 27
others, security sources said.
A security official in Baghdad told reporters Friday that a car bomb in
parking lot of Babil Hotel in central Baghdad exploded, killing at least
six people and wounding 14 others.
Watch Japanese volcano Mount Shindake erupt
Spectacular footage has been captured of a volcano erupting on a remote
Mount Shindake, on Kuchinoerabujima, erupted suddenly at around 10am local
time (1am GMT), blasting plumes of black smoke 9km into the sky, forcing
evacuations and flight diversions.
A pyroclastic flow of super-heated gas and rock flowed down the side of
Mount Shindake and reached the ocean after the mountain's "explosive"
Baghdad bombs kill at least 10
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Suicide bombs explode near two of Baghdad's leading hotels
Smoke rises from the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad Photo: REUTERS
12:48AM BST 29 May 2015
Car bombs exploded Thursday near two of Baghdad's most high-profile hotels,
killing at least 10 people and wounding another 27.
The explosions occurred just before midnight (2100 GMT) and were heard
across the city centre.