Correspondents' Dispatches: June 2010 Archives
Thursday June 17, 2010
Freelance journalist Hanna Ingber Win's photos, from the tea gardens of Assam, India. Assam has India's highest maternal mortality rate. Hanna went there to interview families who'd lost their mothers, and health care workers who try to help pregnant mothers get the medical help they need.
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- Istanbul attack shows airports still the 'most vulnerable' soft target
- The carnage left in the wake of the deadly attacks on Turkey's busiest airport has forced nations around the world to face the discomforting reality that travellers and bystanders are relatively easy targets for those looking to spread violence and sow fear.
- New 20 hostages killed, 13 saved in Bangladesh restaurant attack
- Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant to end a hostage-taking by heavily armed militants early Saturday, killing six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives. The military said 20 of the hostages were killed.
- Up to 116 civilians killed in drone, other air attacks, says White House
- The White House said Friday that as many as 116 civilians have been killed by drone and other U.S. strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa since U.S. President Barack Obama took office in 2009.
- Photos Pride celebrations draw millions worldwide
- While homosexuality remains a crime in some countries, millions around the world have taken to the streets to celebrate Pride.
- Photos Prince William, Kate Middleton attend centenary of the Battle of the Somme video
- Members of the Royal Family travelled to France for ceremonies to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. Approximately 150,000 Allied troops, including thousands of Canadians and Newfoundlanders fought to open the western front; more than 24,000 Canadians died in the battle.