8:52 pm July 28, 2015 | No Comment
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.
7:34 pm July 28, 2015 | 1 Comment
A Saudi-led coalition carrying out air strikes in Yemen may have committed a war crime when it bombed two residential compounds, killing 65 people including 10 children, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.
5:13 pm July 28, 2015 | No Comment
Ankara. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was impossible to continue a peace process with Kurdish militants and urged parliament to strip politicians with links to “terrorist groups” of their immunity from prosecution. Erdogan’s comments come days after the Turkish air force bombed camps in northern Iraq of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). […]
3:53 pm July 28, 2015 | 2 Comments
US Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee drew rare criticism from Israel on Tuesday for comments in which he accused President Barack Obama of marching Israelis "to the door of the oven" in a nuclear deal with Iran.
3:37 pm July 28, 2015 | 1 Comment
A senior British peer said on Tuesday he was leaving the House of Lords, Britain's unelected upper parliamentary chamber, after a newspaper published a video which it said showed him using cocaine and cavorting with prostitutes.
3:12 pm July 28, 2015 | No Comment
Austria is investigating Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders on suspicion of incitement of hatred at an event in Vienna that he attended at the invitation of prominent Austrian far-right politician Heinz-Christian Strache.
2:58 pm July 28, 2015 | 2 Comments
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak sacked his deputy and four other ministers in a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday, with the attorney general also replaced, as the fallout from a graft scandal at debt-laden state investment fund 1MDB grows.
2:21 pm July 28, 2015 | No Comment
Forced into battle against Islamic State as it presses on Turkey's borders, President Tayyip Erdogan is seizing the chance to keep another foe in check, bombing Kurdish militants he sees as a threat to the integrity of the Turkish state.
10:05 am July 28, 2015 | 1 Comment
When Singapore celebrates its 50th year of independence on Aug. 9 and its older citizens eulogise the country's economic feats, its ruling party founded by the late Lee Kuan Yew faces an unprecedented wave of young voters who may not be as nostalgic
9:36 am July 28, 2015 | 1 Comment
The United States took Malaysia off its list of worst offenders in human trafficking on Monday, removing a potential barrier to a signature Asia-Pacific trade pact despite opposition from human rights groups and nearly 180 US lawmakers.
4:55 pm July 27, 2015 | 1 Comment
Ankara says it is open to valid asylum claims by victims of repression who reach its territory, but denies acting abroad to assist the exodus of Uighurs from China's western Xinjiang region, which surged last year.
3:23 pm July 27, 2015 | No Comment
Turkish police detained dozens more suspected Islamic State and Kurdish militants in early morning raids on Monday, local media said, amid a crackdown on the armed groups and air strikes in Syria and Iraq.
2:53 pm July 27, 2015 | No Comment
A truce appeared to be holding on Monday in Yemen's capital Sanaa, the target of near-nightly air raids during a 4-month-old war, with residents saying the city had passed a quiet night.
2:23 pm July 27, 2015 | No Comment
Lahaina, Hawaii. Pacific Rim officials meet in Hawaii this week for talks that could make or break an ambitious trade deal which aims to boost growth and set common standards across a dozen economies ranging from the United States to Brunei. Trade ministers go into the talks, which run from July 28 to 31 on […]