Chinese navy ship that foiled pirate attack on bulk carrier hands over suspects to Somalia Play

Chinese navy ship that foiled pirate attack on bulk carrier hands over suspects to Somalia

Three suspected pirates were handed over to Somali authorities by the Chinese navy. The pirates had tried to attack a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden when they were captured.Indian and Chinese naval vessels nearby responded to the crews call for help. The three suspects will be tried on piracy-related charges.The number of attacks have declined since 2013, following tightened security on shipping but attacks spiked again this year following a severe drought in Somalia. May 6, 2017
Violence mars anti-austerity protests in Rio de Janeiro and São Paolo Play

Violence mars anti-austerity protests in Rio de Janeiro and São Paolo

Violence has erupted in many Brazilian cities after protests against planned austerity measures sparked outrage. Masked protesters torched buses and clashed with police.President Michel Temer wants to implement austerity measures to fight the countrys financial crisis. These include cuts to pensions and extending the retirement age. Labour unions called the first general strike in 20 years as a reaction to the cuts. Apr 29, 2017