By Shehryar Nabi
Protests in Myanmar took a violent turn on Tuesday after police beat students, monks and reporters and detained about 100 people demonstrating against an education law that has been criticized for curtailing academic freedoms.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press and Julie Pace, Associated Press
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opted to use her personal email account while secretary of state because of convenience. She says it "would have been better" to have used two email accounts.
By PBS NewsHour
In an interview with Judy Woodruff, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that military action cannot be not the sole response to extremism, and stresses the importance of protecting the rights of marginalized people. They also discuss Syria's President Bashar al-Assad,…
The preliminary inspection, which could take months or years, will determine if there is enough evidence to warrant a full investigation.
On Jan. 12, 2010, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake reduced the impoverished island country of Haiti to rubble, leaving 220,000 dead, another 300,000 injured, and more than a million homeless. Among those that survived also lost limbs to falling walls and…
By Joshua Barajas
Syrians fleeing the ongoing civil war in their country now make up the largest group of refugees in Brazil, the EFE reported.
By Carey Reed
More than 7,000 people fleeing deadly attacks by Boko Haram in Nigeria have spilled over the border and into neighboring Chad, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said on Friday.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, protests against Russian President Vladimir Putin erupted in Moscow after leading activist Alexei Navalny was convicted of fraud. Also, the UN Security Council voted against a resolution offered by Palestinians to end Israeli control in…
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