MOSCOW: The United States led criticism of Russia’s new law targeting “undesirable” NGOs, which activists fear will stifle critical voices at international rights groups working in the country.
BUJUMBURA: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Burundi’s government and its opponents not to let violence derail United Nations-sponsored talks, after the killing of an opposition leader prompted s
GENEVA: Medical charity Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF, Doctors Without Borders) said Sunday it had launched emergency treatment centers in Tanzania, where thousands of Burundians fleeing unrest have b
ALOR SETAR, Malaysia: Malaysia said Sunday it had found mass graves feared to contain the bodies of Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants at the center of a regional human-trafficking crisis.
KATMANDU: Thousands of panic-stricken villagers fled their homes fearing flash floods after an overnight landslide blocked a river in quake-hit Nepal’s mountainous north-west, officials said Sunday.
CLEVELAND: Some 71 people were arrested in Cleveland overnight during protests that flared after a police officer was found not guilty in the shooting deaths of an unarmed black man and a woman follow
MADRID: Spaniards voted Sunday in elections that could see the anti-austerity protest movement conquer city halls and transform Spanish politics.
ZURICH: A leading Swiss politician said citizens could be asked to vote again on limits to immigration, in a bid to break a negotiating deadlock with the European Union and protect access to EU market
KIEV: Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels rushed Sunday to dispel speculation that a bloody internal battle for control of Moscow’s money was behind the gangland-style slaying of a top warlord.
NEW YORK: Nobel prize-winning US mathematician John Nash, who inspired the film “A Beautiful Mind,” was killed with his wife in New Jersey in a car crash, police said Sunday.
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