JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — On a vessel taking on water and listing to one side, buffeted by 50-foot waves and winds estimated at up to 140 mph, life rafts can be torn apart and lifeboats become impossible to drop into the sea.
By Sui-Lee Wee and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - In a café lounge at the United Nations complex in Geneva, a Tibetan fugitive was waiting his turn earlier this year to tell diplomats his story of being imprisoned and tortured back home in China. As Golog Jigme prepared to testify in March before the U.N. Human Rights Council, a senior Chinese diplomat, Zhang Yaojun, was in the crowded café. “He just took a photo of me,” Golog Jigme said, gesturing at Zhang, who was standing with his smartphone in his hand.
LONDON (AP) — Britain will never "in a thousand years" agree to a common European immigration policy to deal with the surging number of refugees fleeing to the continent, a top government official declared Tuesday.