Storm batters Vietnam
Vietnamese troops evacuated thousands of people
from their homes in the north of the country Sunday due to threats
of flash flooding and landslides, as the death toll from Typhoon
Conson rose to more than 70.
Islamabad talks ended in stalemate:
Indo- Pak diologue to continue
Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan said Saturday
they would press ahead with a dialogue to build ties shattered by
the Mumbai carnage after talks in Islamabad ended in an acrimonious
Cousteau hopes oil spill boosts awareness
The Gulf of Mexico calamity could be a catalyst
for greater understanding of the marine environment, says Philippe
Cousteau, grandson of ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau and member of
a family devoted to the sea.