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Cambodian opposition chooses new leader ahead of elections

March 2, 2017 1:30:33 pm

Last month, Hun Sen's ruling party parliamentarians amended a law to make it easier for the government to dissolve political parties.

Rwandan man involved in 1994 genocide faces US prison term

March 2, 2017 12:38:54 pm

Reade says testimony shows that Ngombwa personally killed Tutsis, directed a youth militia and led brutal attacks on groups seeking refuge in churches.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies allegations of colluding with Russians

March 2, 2017 12:23:22 pm

"I have no idea what this allegation is about. It is false," Jeff Sessions said.

Malaysia to release, deport North Korean in nerve agent probe

March 2, 2017 12:18:46 pm

Officials never said why they arrested Ri Jong Chol four days after Kim was attacked at Kuala Lumpur's bustling airport.

Oprah for president? Winfrey rethinks a run after Trump windatawall user

November 22, 2022 1:17:59 pm

Winfrey says before Trump's election she thought that she didn't have the necessary government experience to run the country but now she thinks differently.

China seeks global support for cyber sovereignty framework

March 2, 2017 12:10:22 pm

China has long defended its right to impose its own standards in areas such as censorship, data privacy and business.

Sacked Thai palace aide appears to face charges

March 2, 2017 12:01:18 pm

Jumpol had served as intelligence chief under ousted former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra

Civilians, Islamic State fighters killed in west Mosul mosque strike, residents say

March 2, 2017 11:55:49 am

When Islamic State took over Mosul in 2014, it ordered Iraqi police and armed forces members who remained in the city to go to the same mosque.

Australia: 3 killed in fire at abandoned Melbourne factory

March 2, 2017 11:49:45 am

Australia fire: Three bodies were found inside and are yet to be identified, but police believe the victims were two men and a woman.

China’s new banking regulator vows to tighten supervision, curb risks

March 2, 2017 11:13:28 am

China's banking assets over the last five years have more than doubled

What does the ‘global gag rule’ mean for reproductive rights?

March 2, 2017 11:08:48 am

The global gag rule, formally known as the Mexico City Policy, prevents charities receiving US funding from performing or telling women about legal options for abortion

Iraqi army controls main roads out of Mosul, trapping Islamic State

March 2, 2017 11:04:55 am

If they defeat Islamic State in Mosul, that would crush the Iraq wing of the caliphate declared by the group's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2014 from the city's grand old Nuri Mosque.