Originally published on Tue April 9, 2013 3:55 pm
UPDATE at 3:40 p.m. ET: Death Toll Rises
Bushehr provincial governor Fereidoun Hasanvand tells state TV that the death toll has reached 37 people, with 850 injured, including 100 who were hospitalized.
We updated this post with new information at 12:15 p.m. ET
A strong earthquake in a sparsely populated area of southern Iran has killed at least 30 people and injured 800, according to Iran's state media.
Originally published on Fri April 12, 2013 3:16 pm
Our early headlines:
-- North Korea's Warnings Bore More Than Alarm Those In South
-- Thatcher's Funeral Set For April 17
Originally published on Tue April 9, 2013 10:09 am
British Prime Minister David Cameron's office announced Tuesday morning that "Lady Thatcher's funeral service will take place on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 at St Paul's Cathedral."
The "Iron Lady" — former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher — died Monday in London following a stroke. She was 87.
Originally published on Tue April 9, 2013 1:25 pm
There were more ominous-sounding words from North Korea on Tuesday. Pyongyang warned tourists and foreign companies in South Korea to leave for their own safety because a nuclear war may be imminent.
It was the latest in a string of threats in recent days.
Originally published on Tue April 9, 2013 8:18 am
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