Demonstrators with placards protest against Russian agression in the Ukraine in front of the White House on March 6, 2014 in the US capital. (AFP)
KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian couple was sentenced to hang for starving their Indonesian maid to death, a defense lawyer said Friday, one of a string of shocking cases spotlighting abuse of domestic helpe
THE HAGUE: Congolese warlord Germain Katanga was convicted on Friday of being an accessory to war crimes including murder and pillage — only the second conviction in the 12-year history of the Inter
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine: Top Russian lawmakers on Friday welcomed the prospect of Crimea joining the country, despite stiffening sanctions on Moscow over the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.
PRETORIA: A former girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius testified Friday at the double-amputee runner’s murder trial that he always carried a firearm, sometimes shouted angrily at her and her friends, once
NEW YORK: An American Al-Qaeda recruit told the New York trial of Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law Thursday how he met the late terror mastermind and the defendant in Afghanistan.
TOKYO: A group of Japanese historians on Friday stood behind their government’s 1993 apology over wartime sex slavery, slamming Tokyo’s possible move to revise it as “unforgivable.”
PUTRAJAYA/KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian court on Friday sentenced opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to five years in jail on sodomy charges, overturning an earlier acquittal and ending his hopes of contesti
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s defense minister said Friday the government was committed to bringing peace through dialogue with the Taleban but warned a military operation could be launched if talks failed.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: An Indian navy officer died and some other workers have been sickened Friday by a gas leak in a ship being built in the Mumbai dockyard, just two weeks after a fatal submarine accide
CARACAS: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called for a meeting of South American leaders over the growing turmoil facing his country, where the death toll from a month of anti-government protests h
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