After the discovery of medical wastes floating on the seas off Lapu-lapu City in Philippines, an environmentalist group is encouraging government officials to create concrete programs to clean the rivers and other waterways.
Tehran Stock Exchange Index has lost about 30 percent of its value since 14 months ago — its second yearly decline since 2008. Tehran bourse lost 20 percent in 2014 after the five-year rally ended in 2013 during which shares soared over 900 percent.
Since the police killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on Aug. 9, and the failure of a grand jury to indict white police officer Darren Wilson, mass demonstrations and rebellions have erupted across the country. This ongoing unrest has brought national and international attention to the plight of African Americans at the hands of law-enforcement, the grand jury system and prosecutors.