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
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flu vaccination is no longer merely a choice between a jab in the arm or a squirt in the nose. This fall, some brands promise a little extra protection.
For the first time, certain vaccines
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
CHICAGO (AP) — Fashion designer Maria Pinto — famous for dressing first lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey — is back with a new, more affordable collection that she plans to launch with the help of an online
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
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special tribunal dealing with war crimes involving Bangladesh’s independence war against Pakistan on Monday asked an international rights group to explain why it shouldn’t be charged with contempt of court for comments the
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