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Nov 18, 2017
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Widowed and alone 21-year-old Umme Kulthum had hoped for a fresh start in Bangladesh, but was forced into prostitution instead, falling victim to what aid groups and officials say is a growing trafficking scourge targeting refugees.Women and children make up the majority of the more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims who have f ...
Nov 16, 2017
MOSCOW — Russia on Thursday named nine US government-sponsored news outlets likely to ...
Nov 15, 2017
KABUL — Afghan opium producers have had a bumper year with output soaring 87 per cent ...
Nov 14, 2017
KABUL — Dozens of Afghan police and soldiers have been killed in a wave of Taliban attacks on checkpoints in Afghanistan, officials said Tue ...
Nov 13, 2017
BONN — The carbon dioxide emissions that drive global warming, flat since 2014, are set to rise 2 per cent this year, dashing hopes they had ...
Nov 12, 2017
BONN — Environment campaigners at the ongoing 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) in Bonn warned developed countries again ...
Nov 11, 2017
BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday industrialised countries must increase their efforts to fight climate change and G ...
Nov 09, 2017
LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a strong Brexit supporter as aid minister on Thursday following a resignation that lef ...
Nov 08, 2017
WARSAW — Poland plans to restrict Sunday shopping from next year, as the conservative government pushes ahead with what it sees as a return ...
Nov 07, 2017
MADRID — Catalonia’s deposed leader Carles Puigdemont urged the region’s political forces on Tuesday to unite against Spain, as a window for ...
Nov 06, 2017
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — The man accused of killing 26 people including an 18-month-old child at a Texas church had sent threatening text ...
Nov 05, 2017
WASHINGTON — A gunman shot dead at least 20 worshippers during Sunday morning services at a Baptist church in Texas, news media reported.The ...
Nov 05, 2017
CATANIA, Italy — Sicilians cast their ballots Sunday in a regional vote seen as a barometer for Italy’s general election next year, with the ...

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