9:05 pm July 30, 2015 | 6 Comments
The Bali-based Sukarno Center will this year award its annual prize for global statesmanship to Kim Jong Un of North Korea, hailing him as a champion in the fight against neocolonialism and imperialism.
3:44 pm July 30, 2015 | No Comment
French authorities said on Thursday that no hypothesis could be ruled out with regard to plane debris found on the Reunion island
1:50 pm July 30, 2015 | No Comment
With state media waging a full-scale information war over the crisis in Ukraine, independent media in Russia are battling to survive — and fear the noose around them is tightening.
1:01 pm July 30, 2015 | No Comment
India hanged Yakub Memon on Thursday for his role in the country's deadliest bombings, which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993, after the Supreme Court threw out his final plea for a stay of execution.
12:47 pm July 30, 2015 | No Comment
In the wake of Freddie Gray's death while in custody on April 19, allegations of police brutality in Baltimore, Maryland, have received extensive and deserved attention, but the city's entrenched problems extend far beyond policing issues.
11:29 am July 30, 2015 | No Comment
Three men carrying assault rifles, bombs and a rocket launcher who went on a murderous rampage in a small Punjab farm town this week have shown how vulnerable India is to attacks that challenge tentative peace overtures with neighbor Pakistan.
9:24 am July 30, 2015 | 5 Comments
A Zimbabwean court on Wednesday charged a professional hunter with failing to prevent an American from unlawfully killing Cecil, the southern African country's best-known lion, in a case that has triggered widespread revulsion at trophy hunting.
9:09 am July 30, 2015 | No Comment
France's air crash investigation agency is studying a piece of plane debris found on Reunion Island off the east coast of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean for possible links to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
4:50 pm July 29, 2015 | No Comment
Authorities in Central Asia’s former Soviet “stans” are taking draconian measures to stamp out militant Islam, but their harsh methods and the absence of democratic politics risk provoking a backlash that could bring even greater instability.
2:48 pm July 29, 2015 | No Comment
China said it conducted air and sea drills in the South China Sea on Tuesday as it stakes an increasingly assertive claim to virtually the whole sea despite rival claims by neighbors.
2:47 pm July 29, 2015 | No Comment
Wildlife officials on Tuesday accused an American hunter of killing Cecil, one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe, without a permit after paying $50,000 to two people who lured the beast to its death.
2:32 pm July 29, 2015 | No Comment
Turkey is open to an improved offer from preferred bidder China in a long-range missile defence system tender, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday ahead of a visit to Beijing, reviving a deal that has raised security concerns among NATO allies.
2:14 pm July 29, 2015 | No Comment
Five men in northern Mexico were sentenced to an unprecedented 697 years in prison for the gender-driven killing of 11 women, in a state where hundreds of young women have been murdered since 1990.
2:02 pm July 29, 2015 | No Comment
Centennial, Colorado. The father of the Colorado movie massacre gunman pleaded on Tuesday for his son’s life, showing the jury photos of family vacations when he said James Holmes was “a really excellent kid” who became mentally ill and is not to blame for his July 2012 rampage. Bob Holmes, who with his wife Arlene […]
8:52 pm July 28, 2015 | 2 Comments
David Cameron has cooked up a "recipe for confusion" with his plans to reform Britain's relationship with the European Union, a committee of lawmakers said on Tuesday, criticizing the prime minister for failing to make clear what changes he is seeking.
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