| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Decrying what they say were rigged elections last year, tens of thousands of Pakistanis gathered in their nation’s capital on Saturday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government.
The protests – two rallies...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:04 PM
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited Kiev on Thursday to offer help from the Western alliance to shore up Ukraine’s defenses as government forces close in on pro-Russia separatists in the embattled east of the country.
| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In spite of scandal, protest and controversy that have dogged his dozen years as Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to win the nation's first direct presidential election on Sunday.
And the 60-year-old Islamist has made no secret...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Iran's parliament has voted to ban permanent forms of contraception, the state news agency IRNA reported, endorsing the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's call for measures to increase the population.
The bill, banning vasectomies and similar...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki was dealt a severe blow Monday in his contentious quest for a third term when the country’s president and its leading political bloc called on another lawmaker to form a new government.
The move was immediately...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Libya's newly elected parliament gathered for the first time Saturday, choosing the relatively peaceful eastern city of Tobruk to avoid the deteriorating security situation in the capital, Tripoli.
The emergency meeting to discuss the crisis in the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The Footlight Theatre at Orlando's Parliament House Resort will host several favorites from Orlando Fringe Festival as part of its 2014-15 season. Although the resort recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, it's business as usual in the clubs —...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:16 PM
More foreign nationals fled Libya on Monday as the newly elected parliament held its first official session in the eastern city of Tobruk because of security concerns in the capital, Tripoli.
Britain deployed a warship to evacuate 361 people,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Bahrain's expulsion last month of the top U.S. diplomat for democracy and human rights was a provocative move that seemed sure to bring a strong reaction from Washington.
But four weeks later, the Obama administration has made no visible response beyond...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:01 AM
The popular, badly coiffed, gaffe-prone mayor of London, Boris Johnson, announced Wednesday that he will seek a return to national politics next year, setting up a possible run for prime minister.
Rumors had been rife for months over whether Johnson,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Playwright Michael Wanzie's fall season will be devoted to preparing his new holiday comedy, which will debut at the Parliament House in November.
"Wanzie's Orange Blossom Trail Living Nativity Christmas Spectacular" is the lengthy title — but...