BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities are seeking an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune after he failed to appear for his indictment in the hit-and-run death of a policeman, a prosecutor said
HAGEN, Germany (AP) — Germany put a 92-year-old former member of the Nazi Waffen SS on trial Monday on charges that he murdered a Dutch resistance fighter in 1944.
Dutch-born Siert Bruins, who is now German, entered the
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Authorities in Belarus issued an arrest warrant Monday for a Russian billionaire who co-owns the Moscow-based potash company Uralkali as a power struggle escalated over exports of the fertilizer.
Belarus’ Investigative Committee said it
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Chatting women sitting outside makeshift homes at night is a new scene in a once-dark refugee camp in the Somali capital. In a city where darkness brings the threat of attack, recently installed solar
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Southern African leaders say Zimbabwe’s disputed elections on July 31 were “generally credible” and that the voters’ choice was “sufficiently expressed.”
Bernard Membe, a Tanzanian government minister who led election observers from a regional
BAGHDAD (AP) — A United Nations official says a U.N. investigation team is visiting a contentious Iranian dissident camp in Iraq where multiple residents were killed on Sunday.
U.N. spokeswoman Eliana Nabaa said the team arrived at Camp
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government said Monday it will cut fuel subsidies for the first time in nearly two years to save 3.3 billion ringgit ($1 billion) annually as part of crucial budget reforms.
BANGKOK (AP) — Some workers are sold onto boats by their families, others by unscrupulous employment brokers. Nearly half the workers make less than $160 a month in exchange for back-breaking labor. Some might not see any money
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland mourned the loss of its Nobel laureate poet, Seamus Heaney, with equal measures of poetry and pain Monday in a funeral full of grace notes and a final message from the great man himself:
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s top nuclear regulator raised safety concerns Monday about hastily built storage tanks and their foundations after signs of more leaks of radiation-contaminated water at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant.
The latest leak was