Chris Lehourites, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 8:00am
After confirming that both of Alexander Krushelnitsky's doping samples tested positive for the heart drug meldonium, the officials in charge of the Russian team at the Pyeongchang Olympics sought to blame just about anyone other than the curler himself.
Rights groups are urging authorities in Myanmar to investigate and release information about two ethnic Kachin civilians believed to be held by soldiers in the country's north, where fighting has raged between government forces and armed Kachin rebels.
Nasser Karimi, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 7:17am
Overnight clashes between followers of a Sufi Islam leader and Iranian police killed five members of the security forces and injured 30, Iranian media reported Tuesday, the latest tension between the mystical order and authorities. Over 300 were arrested.
Lorne Cook, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 6:56am
The number of migrants trying to reach Europe through the Mediterranean will remain high this year, with more expected to arrive through Spain, the head of European Union border agency Frontex warned Tuesday.
Bassem Mroue, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 6:46am
Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 98 people in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday.
Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 6:34am
A Thai court on Tuesday granted legal custody of 13 babies carried by surrogate mothers to a secretive Japanese millionaire who is their biological father, reviving a bizarre tale that captured tabloid headlines four years ago, but leaving some basic questions unanswered.
Julhas Alam, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 20th - 5:52am
Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia appealed a five-year prison sentence in a corruption case on Tuesday, with her lawyers arguing that the verdict was politically motivated and influenced by the government.