Zarar Khan and Amir Shah, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 2:50am
Pakistan is still mulling Afghanistan's recent overtures, including an invitation that Pakistani prime minister visit Kabul — an offer that analysts see as a good sign, underscoring that dialogue between the two often uneasy neighbors is key to defeating militants on both sides of the border.
Gillian Wong and Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 2:44am
President Xi Jinping vowed Tuesday to protect "every inch" of China's territory, improve the lives of its people and promote the resurgence of Chinese culture and creativity as he kicked off his second term, poised to rule indefinitely.
A senior minister in the Norwegian Government resigned Tuesday for writing a Facebook post claiming the opposition Labor Party was more interested in protecting the rights of terrorists than protecting the Norwegian people.
Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 2:36am
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed in custody on Tuesday as part of an investigation that he received millions of euros in illegal financing from the regime of the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
Niniek Karmini and Stephen Wright, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 2:14am
A spokesman for the family of an indigenous Papuan teenager who died after 24 hours in Indonesian police custody said that the 17-year-old had multiple bruises and injuries on his body and that it doesn't accept the police explanation he was killed by alcohol poisoning.
Hyung-Jin Kim and Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 20th - 1:50am
Annual U.S.-South Korean military drills that infuriate North Korea will begin on April 1, the allies said Tuesday, but they will likely be more low-key than past years ahead of two highly anticipated summits among the countries' leaders.
A British man received a suspended one-year sentence Tuesday from a Cambodian court that found him guilty of producing pornography by posting photos on social media of sexually suggestive dancing at a party with other foreigners.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 6:04pm
The U.N. human rights chief told an informal meeting of the Security Council Monday that the Syrian government's five-year siege of the Damascus suburbs of eastern Ghouta has involved "pervasive war crimes," use of chemical weapons and starvation as a weapon of war.
Christopher Sherman and Rebecca Blackwell, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 5:50pm
Under a patchwork shelter of overlapping tarps and repurposed vinyl advertisements, several dozen residents of 18 Independence Street pack cheek by jowl into donated tents in the street near their building, which was damaged in the Sept. 19 earthquake.