SITTWE, Myanmar: A generation of young Rohingya Muslims are disappearing on boats to escape persecution and despair in Myanmar, leaving frantic parents behind clutching on to little more than photogra
HANOI, Vietnam: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Friday for a peaceful solution to territorial disputes in the South China Sea, where China’s increased assertiveness has alarmed its smaller nei
THE HAGUE: The Dutch Cabinet on Friday approved a partial ban on wearing the Islamic veil, including in schools, hospitals and on public transport.
RIGA, Latvia: Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday he was “confident” of striking an EU reform deal to put before British voters by 2017 but warned of “ups and downs” in the process.
SEOUL: A South Korean court on Friday suspended the prison term of a former Korean Air executive whose onboard “nut rage” tantrum delayed a flight last year, immediately ending her incarceration.
BUJUMBURA: Thousands of anti-government protesters in Burundi marched on the streets of the capital Bujumbura Friday, defying one of the heaviest pushes by police to end weeks of demonstrations.
SAINT-PAUL-LES-DURANCE, France: In 1985, then Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and US president Ronald Reagan launched one of the unlikeliest ideas of the Cold War.
WASHINGTON: After following a DNA lead gleaned from pizza crust, US authorities have arrested a suspect in the grisly murder of three members of a wealthy Washington family and their maid.
PHILADELPHIA: The chairman of Temple University’s physics department sought prestigious appointments in China in exchange for providing data on electronics technology invented by a US firm and offered
BOGOTA: Colombia’s Marxist FARC rebels suspended a unilateral cease-fire after government troops killed 26 of its fighters, the guerrilla group said on Friday, a move that will likely ratchet up tensi
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