- Making News: Major Quake Hits Sumatra
There's been an 8.2 earthquake off the coast of Sumatra, which could mean another tsunami. Agencies responsible for monitoring such events have called for evacuations in Indonesia, Thailand and other countries that could be affected. Greg Romano is a spokesman for NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
- Reporter's Notebook: Fifteen Officials Arrested for Darfur Crimes
Tens of thousands of people have been killed in more than two years of violence in Sudan's western province of Darfur, in crimes the US has called "genocide." Today, Sudan announced the arrest of 164 suspects for rape, crimes against humanity and war crimes and, for the first time, 15 members of police, military and security forces are among the accused. Alfred Taban is Managing Editor of the Khartoum Monitor and a correspondent for the BBC.
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