Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 4:02am
A report from a U.S. think tank says China has nearly completed construction work on three man-made islands in the South China Sea, giving it the ability to deploy combat aircraft and other military assets to the disputed region.
Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 4:02am
Two civilians were killed and 18 other people were injured in anti-India protests that erupted Tuesday following a gunbattle between rebels and government forces in disputed Kashmir, police and witnesses said.
A powerful cyclone packing winds of up to 260 kilometers (160 miles) per hour roared across Australia's tropical northeast on Tuesday, uprooting trees, tearing down fences and knocking out power to thousands, officials said.
A senior Russian general has criticized the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants for allegedly targeting infrastructure — including a key dam — in territory held by the extremist group in Syria.
Lawmakers in Slovakia are debating a proposal to annul pardons by former authoritarian Prime Minister Vladimir Meciar that bar investigations into the kidnapping of the son of late President Michal Kovac, Meciar's political archrival.
Stuart Graham, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 2:21am
Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail - many of them alongside Nelson Mandela - for working to end South Africa's previous white minority rule, died in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning. He was 87 years old.
Susannah George, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 2:03am
A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths as it battles the Islamic State militants alongside Iraqi ground forces, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 1:11am
In a slick online video, 22-year-old Turkish student Ali Gul sits in front a drum kit and framed artwork while making tart remarks about Turkey's political leadership. He wraps up by musing that he'll probably get arrested if the video goes viral.