April 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
TEHRAN, Iran A major earthquake described as the strongest to hit Iran in more than half a century flattened homes and offices Tuesday on both sides of the Iran-Pakistan border, killing at least 46 people in the sparsely populated region and swaying skyscrapers and buildings as far away as New Delhi.
January 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The Dakotas-based health network will consider whether a clinic in India would be able to support itself economically while providing services to children in need.
February 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A company that’s exploring for potash in northwestern North Dakota says things aren’t as promising as officials had hoped. Potash is a fertilizer that’s in high demand in China and India. Dakota Salts drilled a test well more than a year ago near Lignite, in Burke County, to gauge the region’s potential. Continue Reading
February 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Israeli officials ramped up accusations today that Iran was launching covert attack plots, saying “sticky” bombs found in a Thai house rented by Iranians were similar to devices used against Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia. Continue Reading
February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Police heightened their state of alert throughout Israel today following bomb attacks on diplomats in India and Georgia. Officials were also trying to determine whether Israelis were the intended target of an Iranian man carrying explosives who blew his own legs off in Bangkok.
February 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Iran’s official news agency IRNA quotes Mahdi Nabizadeh as saying today that Iran condemns any “terrorist” acts. Continue Reading
January 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
It’s not the first time highly resistant cases like this have been seen. Since 2003, patients have been documented in Italy and Iran. It has mostly been limited to impoverished areas, and has not spread widely. But experts believe there could be many undocumented cases. Continue Reading
December 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Some ministers and top climate negotiators left Durban without an agreement today, with time running out and the prospect of an inconclusive end jeopardizing new momentum in the fight against global warming.
December 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
As rescuers scrambled to evacuate survivors, police filed a case against the hospital in the eastern city of Kolkata for violating safety procedures, and top government officials vowed to hold the facility accountable and work toward revoking its license. Continue Reading
December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
India today suspended its plan to open its huge retail sector to foreign companies such as Wal-Mart in a reversal seen as a major capitulation to political opponents that further weakens the administration. Continue Reading