2:52 pm October 20, 2014 | No Comment
A controversial plan to make women wearing the burqa or niqab sit in separate glassed public enclosures at Australia's Parliament House due to security concerns was abandoned Monday after an outcry.
10:57 am October 20, 2014 | No Comment
Migrant farm workers in South Korea face rampant abuse under a "shameful" government work permit system that encourages exploitation, Amnesty International said in a report published on Monday.
3:17 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
An oil painting attributed to 17th-century Spanish master Diego Velazquez, found languishing in a back room of Yale University, has been returned to Spain for an exhibition in Valazquez’s hometown Seville.
1:07 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
US Secretary of State John Kerry and a top Chinese official had “candid exchanges” over several contentious issues dogging relations between Washington and Beijing, an American diplomat said Saturday.
12:41 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un hosted a banquet for athletes who won gold medals at the recent Asian Games in South Korea, state media said Sunday, marking his third public appearance in a week after an extended absence.
12:21 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met Pope Francis in Rome Saturday with both saying they were committed to restoring diplomatic relations.
12:15 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
Written in German and/or English from his smartphone, Jarosinski has struck a chord among users of a form of social media often derided for being overindulgent in tracking the minutiae of everyday life.