Nelson Mandela. (AFP)
TOKYO: Seeking to soothe an anxious ally, the US voiced solidarity with Japan on Tuesday against China’s claim to airspace over disputed islands, vowing not to tolerate the aggressive move as
BRUSSELS: Diplomats vexed over Afghanistan’s future applied new pressure on the war-torn nation’s leaders Tuesday to agree to allow thousands of foreign troops to remain there beyond next year, or
MOSCOW: Russian dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko was sentenced to six years in a high-security prison on Tuesday for ordering an acid attack that nearly blinded the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet an
BANGKOK: The political crisis that has engulfed Thailand’s capital for more than a week eased suddenly Tuesday after the prime minister ordered police to stop battling anti-government protesters.
LONDON: The editor of Britain’s Guardian newspaper, Alan Rusbridger, is to appear before lawmakers Tuesday to defend his newspaper’s publication of intelligence documents leaked by form
WASHINGTON: The top US diplomat for South Asia says international patience could wear thin with Sri Lanka unless it takes action to address allegations of atrocities during the island nation’
PARIS: Asian nations cemented their top positions in an eagerly awaited report on global education Tuesday, as their students continued to outshine Western counterparts in maths, science and readin
BRUSSELS: About 100 cars and trucks were involved in three pile-ups at a highway in western Belgium in a dense morning fog Tuesday, leaving at least one dead and 54 injured.
MANILA: Many people who suffered serious injuries when a super typhoon devastated the central Philippines have had to wait nearly a month for treatment, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea’s spy agency believes that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s powerful uncle may have been dismissed from his posts last month and that two of his aides were execute
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