Official count being hampered by difficult recovery of bodies
The African Elephant Summit calls for “zero-tolerance approach”
(CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s secret service has raided the Canberra homes of a lawyer and a former spy who intend to allege in an international court in The Hague that Australia bugged the East Timorese Cabinet ahead of sensitive oil and gas revenue-sharing negotiations.
The spying allegations come a month after revelations …
Thailand’s political crisis has involved years of political and street battles between supporters and opponents of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Some key dates:
— Sept. 19. The army topples Shinawatra in a bloodless coup while he is overseas. The takeover follows months of protests led by the People’s Alliance …
(BALI, Indonesia) — Chances of a breakthrough in global trade negotiations dimmed as India refused to budge on food subsidies that are an obstacle to an eleventh hour agreement at a WTO summit.
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on Wednesday urged the World Trade Organization’s 159 member economies to work past their …
(BEIJING) — China says it is fully capable of enforcing its newly declared maritime air defense zone that has drawn strong denunciations from the U.S., Japan and other nations.
Defense Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng says Beijing has unwavering determination to ensure its demands are met. China declared the zone over the East China …
(BRUSSELS) — Diplomats vexed over Afghanistan’s future applied new pressure on the war-torn nation’s leaders Tuesday to agree to allow thousands of foreign troops to remain there beyond next year, or risk being left with no international military force assistance.
U.S. and NATO officials made in discussions in Brussels that they do …
‘The North Koreans still gnash their teeth at the Kuwol unit’
Biden said he will raise the issue with the Chinese on his visit later in the week.
The uncle of North Korea’s young dictator, Kim Jong Un, has reportedly been ousted. In a briefing to South Korean lawmakers on Tuesday, intelligence officials in Seoul said Jang Song Thaek was removed from his post as chairman of …
Men were sending Australian nationals to join al-Qaeda-affiliated group
No injuries reported after two houses damaged by falling rocket parts
Antigovernment protesters welcomed into grounds of police headquarters with flowers and handshakes