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The American entertainer has been detained in Sweden since July 3, after an altercation in Stockholm. Celebrities, Twitter and a GoFundMe petition are clamoring for him to be let go.
Iran took over the British-flagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday and says it and its crew will remain in an Iranian port during a probe of an accident that Iran says led to the seizure.
"With stone carving, we give life to an edifice and perpetuate history. We're also creating a link with the past and transmitting values that are important to conserve in society," one student says.
CAIRO—British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns, but giving no details ...
One thing you can say about dictatorships is that they’re efficient. It’s not true, but you can say it—as our prime minister notoriously did in 2013.
The PetroCaribe program provided fuel to Venezuela's neighbors on long-term credit to spur economic growth. What has happened now that Venezuela is in free fall?
Protests on the streets of Hong Kong turned violent, on Saturday evening, July 20, as protesters smashed their way into one of the legislative complex buildings, occupying and vandalizing the building for several hours. Many protesters wore black shirts and yellow hardhats, as they used make-shift battering rams and long, steel scaffolding poles to break […]
China used to express its anger whenever the United States would mention its religious crackdown, and this time was no exception. U.S. officials labeled it “home to one of the worst human rights crises” in modern history. the U.S. Department of State held the Ministerial Conference to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington on July 18, […]
Under the growing weight of U.S. and U.K. sanctions, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard boarded and seized two tanker ships sailing through the Strait of Hormuz, on Friday, July 19. The first vessel, a British tanker Stena Impero, sailing under a British flag, was fired upon before being boarded. The Iranian military seized control of the […]
A man was arrested after he hopped onto the wing of an airplane as it was preparing to leave the runway in order to allegedly hitch a ride.
the United States is sending American forces, including fighter aircraft, air defense missiles and likely more than 500 troops, to a Saudi airbase.
LAHORE, Pakistan—Pakistan's anti-corruption agency arrested former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on July 18, prompting opposition accusations that the government was trying to silence criticism.
In an update on the BBC, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt spoke with reporters addressing the situation involving the two vessels that Iran seized. He said “We are not looking at military options. We are looking at a diplomatic way to resolve this situation but we are very clear that it must be resolved.”The two […]
Police officials said Shinji Aoba, a 41-year-old from Saitama City near Tokyo, spent three and a half years in prison for robbing a convenience store in 2012.
Australia-Listed China Citrus Firm Says Board Quit After Probe Rumor
The authors of a new study say dental health is especially bad in low- and middle-income countries — and that Big Sugar works to make sure soda and candy aren't targeted as cavity culprits.
Ship-tracking data show the U.K. tanker Stena Impero was traveling to Saudi Arabia when it veered toward Iran's coast. British media report the government warns shipping to stay out of the area.
MPP Randy Hillier says he is going to request that taxpayer dollars be withheld “if they are going to practice these discriminatory policies.”
This tragic story can shock two continents and three countries—an American woman and her Australian boyfriend on a world tour were shot dead by a serial killer on the Alaska highway in rural Canada.