UNITED NATIONS: Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Daesh extremist group as of mid-December — and that number will only grow in 2016, UN Secreta
WHITE PINE, Tennessee: An 11-year-old boy has been found guilty of murdering an 8-year-old girl after she and her sister refused to let him see their puppies.
MULTAN, Pakistan: Police have arrested six people accused of arranging the marriage of a seven-year-old boy and six-year-old girl in eastern Pakistan, officials said Saturday.
COLOMBO: Hundreds of hard-line nationalists gathered outside the United Nations’ office in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Saturday to protest against a visit by the UN human rights chief who will a
QUETTA, Pakistan: At least eight people were killed and 40 wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up near a military convoy in Pakistan’s western city of Quetta on Saturday, police and hospital o
TAINAN, Taiwan: Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential bu
MOGADISHU: Somali government troops backed by African Union peacekeepers on Saturday recaptured the key port of Merka from Shabab insurgents, just one day after the Islamists swept into the city, the
TAINAN, Taiwan: A powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday, collapsing a high-rise residential complex and killing at least seven people and injuring hundreds.
UNITED NATIONS: A human rights group alleged Thursday that at least eight women and girls were raped or sexually exploited by UN peacekeepers late last year in Central African Republic, and the world
LONDON: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Friday urged Britain and Sweden to let him walk free from Ecuador’s embassy in London after a UN panel found that the anti-secrecy campaigner was “arbitrarily
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