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.
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.
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 | 1 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.
2:47 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.
7:34 pm July 28, 2015 | 3 Comments
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 | 1 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.
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