Malaysia's anti-graft agency said it arrested former Prime Minister Najib Razak on Wednesday over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund and that he will face further charges in court.
Sam Mednick, Associated Press | PostedSep 19th - 2:58am
With "staggering brutality," South Sudan government soldiers and allied militia targeted civilians by raping them, burning them alive, running them over with armored vehicles and hanging them in trees even as the government pursued a new peace deal to end a civil war, a new Amnesty International report says.
Elias Meseret, Associated Press | PostedSep 19th - 2:53am
Ethiopia's stunning political reforms are now threatened by long-standing ethnic tensions that have roared back to life since a young prime minister took power just five months ago and promised greater freedoms.
A former security aide of French President Emmanuel Macron who triggered a political crisis after being videotaped beating a protester is grudgingly appearing before a Senate inquiry commission whose members he insulted as "little people" for whom he has no respect.
Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press | PostedSep 19th - 12:08am
As the teacher pointed to the large touch screen, her first-grade classroom came alive. With the click of a link, an animated character popped up on the screen, singing and dancing as it taught the children how to read.
Nick Perry, Associated Press | PostedSep 18th - 11:23pm
New Zealand became the first nation in the world to allow women to vote 125 years ago, and hundreds of people celebrated the anniversary on Wednesday by turning out to gatherings and speeches. Some wore period costumes or white camellia flowers, a symbol of the historic movement.