NEW DELHI (AP) — A series of recent high-profile gang rape cases in India has ignited a debate: Are such crimes on the rise, or is it simply that more attention is being paid to a problem long
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says it has freed six Slovak nationals who spent more than two months in jail for breaking unspecified laws, but two others remain in detention.
The eight entered Iran as tourists in June
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s former military chief and 102 other people have gone on trial for their alleged involvement in ousting an Islamic-led government in 1997.
Retired Gen. Ismail Hakki Karadayi, 81, and other former military officials face
BEIJING (AP) — The baby-faced Chinese businessman behind plans to slash a canal through Nicaragua has invested millions in telecommunications and mines. But he won’t say how he made his fortune. Wang Jing says he once studied traditional
MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Justice Minister says the conservative government will present by the end of October its proposed changes to the country’s abortion law, with the amendments expected to introduce new restrictions on pregnancy terminations.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III canceled a trip to a Chinese trade fair after Beijing demanded that he first withdraw a legal complaint over disputed territories in the South China Sea, Filipino officials said
SOSUA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police stormed the compound with guns drawn, killing a man and declaring they had uncovered a heavily armed European cult suspected of plotting against the government and trafficking in human organs.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela has spent a first night at his Johannesburg home since the former South African president left a hospital after nearly three months of treatment there.
There were no official updates Monday on the
TOKYO (AP) — Former Guns N’ Roses drummer Matt Sorum was in a remote Japanese fishing village Monday to protest against its annual dolphin hunt.
Sorum, who now leads his own group, is the latest celebrity to join
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A court spokesman for Cambodia’s U.N.-supported Khmer Rouge tribunal says nearly 200 of its staffers have gone on strike to demand wages that are several months overdue.
Spokesman Neth Pheakra says the majority