A South Korean court sentenced two teenagers to prison terms Monday after they admitted bullying a school classmate until he committed suicide.
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Japan — battered by a strong yen, slowing global demand and increased oil and gas imports due to last year’s Fukushima nuclear disaster — posted a record trade deficit of $18.7 billion in January, according to official figures.
Dozens died and 30 inmates escaped during a weekend prison riot in northern Mexico, an official said Monday.
CNN’s Erin Burnett interviews Jay Bahadur, author of “Pirates of Somalia” on the rescue of two Americans held by pirates.
Clashes between rival militias. Allegations of detainee torture. Assaults on the headquarters of the National Transitional Council, which governs Libya.
A roadside bomb killed two soldiers and injured nine others in southwest Pakistan, one of two deadly incidents in the country targeting law and order personnel Sunday.
The death toll from a suicide bomb attack at a market in Pakistan’s tribal region has climbed to 34, a senior government official said.
Japan’s 78-year-old emperor is recovering from successful cardiac bypass surgery at the University of Tokyo Hospital, according to Japanese public broadcaster NHK.
Ecuador’s highest court has upheld a conviction and a $40 million judgment against a newspaper in a case that pitted the paper’s directors and a former opinion editor against the country’s president.
The first anniversary of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s dramatic ouster from office arrived unceremoniously Saturday amid strained relations with citizens and its longtime ally, the United States.
Fridays are funnier with a classical cartoon at noon on Deceptive Cadence.
Japanese prosecutors arrested three former executives, including former Olympus Corp. Chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa, for their alleged involvement in a massive $1.7 billion accounting fraud.
The Afghan government has joined the United States in talks with the Taliban, Afghan President Hamid Karzai says in a new report.
Revelers in Brazil’s most famous city will enjoy more than just sun, live music and dancing when Carinval festivities start this week. Rio de Janeiro state officials are also giving away 3 million free condoms.
Nadir Lalani, arrived in the United Kingdom in the recession-hit 1970s from Tanzania and started a small corner shop. Since then, he has expanded his successful budget retail business ’99p Stores’, throughout the country.
Who Carried Out the Terrorist Car Bombings in India, Thailand and Georgia? Iran … Or Someone Else? By WashingtonsBlog washingtonsblog.com U.S. and Israel Point Towards Iran … But Did They Do It? Car bomb attacks which occurred this week in India, Georgia and Thailand are …
Horrified eyewitnesses described how Egyptian police officers stood by as violent clashes between rival fans at a football match in the northeastern city of Port Said left scores dead.
You can’t help but be stunned by the visual splendor when walking around the Western Cape region of South Africa, in towns like Stellenbosch. Immediately you see why this part of the African…
On the first anniversary of the pro-democracy protests in Bahrain, Bernie Ecclestone insists that the Grand Prix will go ahead.
Vice President Xi Jinping of China, the man set become the country’s next paramount leader, is scheduled to meet with President Barack Obama and other officials on Tuesday
Police have captured a man they allege is one of the main producers of methamphetamine for Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel, authorities said.
For a woman whose country is on the brink of financial collapse, Greek teacher Julie Koukliati is surprisingly cheerful.
London (CNN) — Authorities arrested eight people Saturday — including five employees of Britain’s bestselling Sun newspaper — as part of an inquiry into alleged illegal payments to police and officials.
By Brig Asif H. Raja Sunday, February 12th, 2012 by Asif Haroon Raja Pakistan commemorates Kashmir solidarity day on 5 February every year to demonstrate their unequivocal support for the valiant struggle of the
ALEX NEWMAN New American February 13, 2012 United Nations boss Ban Ki-moon and his top deputies gathered in secret last year to chart the future course of
The Arab League Observer Mission Report Defending the UN Charter by Use of the Veto: The Security Council Resolution on Syria. 13th February 2012 · 0 Comments. Up until the Arab League Observer Mission had been sent to Syria on …
Clashes continue between police and protesters in Egypt following a soccer match riot that left dozens dead.
Cooking over an open fire causes an estimated 2 million premature deaths each year. Producers of “clean cookstoves” hope to change that.
Britain on Wednesday dismissed a complaint from Argentina about the “militarization of the South Atlantic” as tensions rise regarding the Falkland Islands, over which the two countries fought a
The Ecuadorian president is calling for sanctions against Britain for its long-running dispute with Argentina over who owns the Falkland Islands.
Farmers in Tanzania are helping to conserve threatened forests by cultivating an unlikely crop: butterflies.
“Stop the car, stop the car! There’s a bull elephant in the road!” Words I listen to closely as they’re being shouted by a man sitting next to
27 of 35 Bush Articles of Impeachment Apply to Obama By WashingtonsBlog washingtonsblog.com By leading anti-war activist David Swanson, author of Day Break and War Is A Lie, who runs the websites DavidSwanson.org and WarIsACrime.org (formerly AfterDowningStreet.org) When Congressman Dennis Kucinich …
By Jeff Furman In recent years, investigations and reports carried out by independent organizations have described the steadily worsening human rights picture in Ethiopia. A 2007 report from the UN committee that monitors the implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of all
Sony expects a full year net loss of US $2.9 billion, citing tough domestic and global financial conditions. The Japanese electronics company says it is forecasting a net loss of 220 billion yen or US $2.9 billion for the fiscal year ending in March 2012. Previously, Sony expected to …