Thousands March in Hong Kong in Remberance of Tiananmen

Close to 5,000 people marched in Hong Kong yesterday in remembrance of the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy-uprising in which hundreds of people were killed in China in 1989. June 4 will mark the 20th anniversary of the event, BBC News.

Israel stages a five-day “war drill” to prepare the nation for war. The drill will include simulated rockets annd air raids. Israel is concerned about Iran’s nuclear program and says the drill will be useful in preparing the country in case of conflict with Iran, CNN.

Another accident in a Chinese coal mine kills 30, Al Jazeera. 18 died in a mine explosion in China last April. Last year China reported that 3000 people were killed in mining accidents.

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