Sunday, July 26, 2015
Representatives from Greece's international creditors are expected to arrive in Athens by Sunday night to start talks on a huge new international bailout for the crisis-hit country, a Greek government source said Saturday.
U.S. President Barack Obama declared Saturday that "Africa is on the move," praising the spirit of entrepreneurship at a business summit in Kenya as he kicked off a landmark visit.
Turkey's military Saturday carried out a new wave of air and artillery strikes against Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria and Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, in an escalating campaign Ankara says is aimed at rooting out terror.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
In her second bid for the presidency, Hillary Rodham Clinton is discussing "systemic racism" and making the issue a hallmark of her campaign, as she looks to connect with the black voters who supported rival Barack Obama in 2008.
An experimental drug for one of the hardest-to-treat types of hepatitis C has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the U.S., adding to the surge of new options -- all much more effective but extremely costly -- for patients with the liver-destroying virus.
A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Department of Justice's current system of detaining children with their mothers after they've crossed the U.S.-Mexico border violates an 18-year-old court settlement.
Minister of Education Wu Se-hwa (吳思華) said yesterday his office would seek charges against protesters who stormed and ransacked his office late Thursday evening in continued protests against the government's changes to high school curriculum guidelines. Meanwhile opposition-led local governments in 13 counties and cities demanded that the ministry immediately drop the changes to the curriculum.
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A police precinct chief said Friday that three reporters who were arrested and released on bail for breaking into the Ministry of Education the previous evening must clarify what they were doing inside the building.
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Thailand on Friday said it would indict 72 people including a senior army officer over human trafficking after the plight of desperate Myanmar and Bangladesh migrants stranded at sea triggered an international outcry over the grim trade.
A key gauge of Chinese manufacturing activity tumbled to a 15-month low in July, an independent survey showed, throwing a pall over growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Japan's Mitsubishi Materials will apologize and pay compensation to Chinese victims of forced labor during World War II, Japanese media reported Friday, days after the firm made a landmark apology to U.S. prisoners of war.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Turkish warplanes struck Islamic state group targets across the border in Syria, Turkey's government confirmed Friday.