| Apr 30, 2015
| 3:31 AM
Five years after a Reuters video journalist was shot dead during a protest in Thailand, a court said Thursday that its inquest was unable to determine if the shot was fired by Thai soldiers or protesters.
The inconclusive findings were likely to fuel...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 2:49 PM
Syria's main opposition group in exile says it will attend upcoming consultations in Geneva with the U.N. special envoy to Syria aimed at re-launching political negotiations.
In a statement Tuesday, the Syrian National Coalition says its president,...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 2:49 PM
Burundi's anti-government street demonstrations continued for a third day Tuesday as residents protest President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term.
A heavy security presence prevented groups of angry protesters from reaching the center of the...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 4:26 AM
Thousands of anti-government protesters marched in cities across South Korea on Friday, denouncing the labor policies of the increasingly unpopular President Park Geun-hye.
The rallies were orchestrated by one of the country's two major umbrella labor...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 5:21 PM
Twenty years ago Sunday, America wept.
That morning, April 19, 1995, U.S. Army vet Timothy McVeigh exited the Ryder truck carrying a 2-ton fertilizer-and-diesel-fuel bomb he'd parked outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 6:44 PM
A brazen territorial grab by Al Qaeda militants in Yemen — together with a $1-million bank heist, a prison break and capture of a military base — has given the terrorist group fundraising and recruitment tools that suggest it is following...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 4:28 PM
Turning the page on a half-century of hostility, President Barack Obama signaled Thursday he will soon remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, boosting hopes for improved ties as he prepared for a historic encounter with Cuban...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 2:58 PM
Gov. Bruce Rauner's controversial proposal to give municipal governments greater control over unions saw large numbers of protesters during a Mundelein village board meeting April 13, when trustees decided to revisit the issue in two weeks. ....
| Apr 10, 2015
| 8:55 AM
The Obama administration wants to make Venezuela the new Cuba.
In December, shortly after President Barack Obama announced that he wanted to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba, he ironically declared his intention to impose sanctions on...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:16 AM
The killing of a 14-year-old boy by a policeman during an anti-government protest is raising already high tensions in Venezuela amid a crackdown on the opposition and crippling economic problems.
Protesters hurling rocks clashed with police backed by...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 2:22 PM
Alaa al-Qureishi's home is full of ghosts — the photos of dead relatives decorating the walls of every room.
In 2006, his mother and brother were killed when the house, in the Sadr City neighborhood of Baghdad, was randomly hit by a rocket. A year...