10:45 am November 22, 2014 | No Comment
When it comes to tackling modern day slavery, the Netherlands is the world leader, according to the Walk Free Foundation, an Australian human rights group which on Monday ranked it first of 167 nations by their response to the problem.
7:56 am November 22, 2014 | No Comment
Several former Canadian soldiers plan to join Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State militants in coming weeks, with at least one already in Iraq, Canadian media reported on Friday, bolstering the ranks of foreigners fighting alongside the Kurds.
11:06 am November 21, 2014 | No Comment
Like countries across the continent, Kenya is weighing the difficult balance between conservation and development.
10:31 am November 21, 2014 | No Comment
US President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation on Thursday, easing the threat of deportation for some 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with Republicans who vow to fight his moves.
9:39 am November 21, 2014 | No Comment
Japan stepped up its role in large-scale war games with the United States this week, with one of its admirals commanding air and sea maneuvers that the US military described as the most complex ever overseen by the Japanese navy.
8:43 pm November 20, 2014 | No Comment
Russia said on Thursday the United States would violate international agreements and destabilize the situation if it supplies weapons to Ukrainian government forces fighting separatists.
8:33 pm November 20, 2014 | No Comment
A group of nations pledged on Thursday a total of $9.3 billion to a United Nations fund designed to help developing nations tackle climate change, coming close to a $10 billion target and giving impetus to talks on a climate deal in France next year.
8:20 pm November 20, 2014 | 1 Comment
Israelis and Palestinians in the Holy City have been accustomed to living with the threat of violence for decades, but recent weeks have seen fears rise to new levels, with random, deadly assaults targeting ordinary citizens in broad daylight.
8:13 pm November 20, 2014 | No Comment
Pope Francis warned on Thursday that planet Earth would not forgive the abuse of its resources for profit, urging the world's leaders to rein in their greed and help the hungry — or risk a doomsday scenario in which nature would exact revenge.