Column | Jan 17, 2015 | 7:35 AM
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Story | Jan 15, 2015 | 4:33 PMSatellite images showing the catastrophic devastation of two Nigerian towns by Boko Haram put the Islamist militant group back in the news Thursday. “One town, Doron Baga, has been almost wiped off the map, with about 3,100 houses burned down, while 620 houses were set afire in nearby Baga,” reports the Los Angeles Times’ Robyn Dixon. The attack, said Amnesty International spokesman Daniel Eyre, “represents a deliberate attack on civilians whose homes, clinics and schools are now burnt-out ruins.”
Story | Feb 5, 2015 | 9:40 AM
Saudi Arabia's new monarch isn't wasting time. Since assuming the throne Jan. 23, King Salman has elevated some of his closest relatives and sidelined previous power-brokers, tightened decision-making and promised lavish payouts designed to win early...
Story | Feb 4, 2015 | 6:50 AM
KIEV, Ukraine The fighting parties in Ukraine should cease fire for three days to allow the evacuation of civilians from a crossroad town, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said as it also reported that two people were killed in a...
Story | Feb 3, 2015 | 7:47 AM