Thursday, August 7, 2014
As Western countries launch each new salvo of sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis, Moscow has returned fire with bans on food imports — ostensibly for consumer protection., 1 Comment
It has been a week since the deadly explosions took place in downtown Kaohsiung, and yet not a single governmental agency is willing to hold itself accountable over the incident.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
In a landmark judgment, a U.S. appellate court has ruled as unconstitutional a decision by an American intergovernmental agency and by President Barack Obama to refuse to allow a Chinese-owned company to buy wind farms in Oregon.
Afghanistan's election audit needs to be fast and decisive to avert the threat of spiraling instability as U.S. troops pull out, but attempts to speed up the process are bogged down in squabbles and confusion.
His name doesn't ring a bell for many here. Friends scratch their heads and mutter: “Kishore-who?”
Twenty years after tens of thousands of Cubans braved the sea to head to the United States in the “rafter crisis,” islanders are still fleeing the communist country despite timid economic reforms.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
MH370 remains a tragic mystery. MH17 is just tragic. A passenger jet flying an approved route at an approved height apparently shot down by a missile. It could have been one of a number of airlines but it was Malaysian.
The leaders of the two Kuki armed groups — the United Peoples' Front (UPF) and the Kuki National Organization (KNO) — are again heading to New Delhi with the hope of materializing a political dialogue with representatives of the central government.
The full-scale military onslaught by Israel on Gaza has been barbaric and outrageous.
African leaders head to Washington for a landmark U.S. summit this week, with President Barack Obama hoping to boost trade, development and security ties amid growing competition from China on the continent.