Category: World

Hazmat Suit Statue Near Site Of Japanese Nuclear Disaster Sparks Uproar

FUKUSHIMA, Japan – A statue of a child wearing what appears to be a hazardous material suit unveiled near the site of a Japanese nuclear disaster has drawn a...

From Laboratory In Far West Chinas Surveillance State Spreads Quietly

BEIJING – Filip Liu, a 31-year-old software developer from Beijing, was traveling in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang when he was pulled to one side by...

Us Warns On Russias New Space Weapons

GENEVA – The United States voiced deep concern on Tuesday about Russia’s pursuit of weapons including a mobile laser system to destroy satellites in space,...

Bomb Kills Two In Crowded Baghdad Market Police

BAGHDAD – At least two people were killed and six wounded when a bomb went off at a crowded market in Baghdad on Tuesday, police said. There was no immediate claim...

London Police Say The Counter-terrorism Command Is Leading Investigation Into Crash Outside Houses Of Parliament

London police say the counter-terrorism command is leading investigation into crash outside Houses of Parliament.

The Latest Counter-terror Unit Leading London Crash Probe

The Latest on a crash outside the House of Parliament in London (all times local): 9:35 a.m. London’s Metropolitan Police say that the Counter-Terrorism Command is...

The Latest Turkish Businesses Urge Erdogan To Compromise

The Latest on Turkey’s currency crisis (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Turkey’s influential business groups have called on the government to implement tighter...

Turkish Currency Stabilizes As Businesses Urge Compromise

The Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors gauge the government’s next move to avoid a full-blown financial crisis. The Turkish lira has...

Syrian Media Say 5 Drones Shot Down Near Russian Air Base

Syrian state media say five drones have been shot down in the coastal Latakia province as they approached a Russian air base in the area. The air base, known as...

Moscow Regrets That Us Is Suspending Open Skies Treaty Ria

MOSCOW – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Tuesday Moscow regrets that the United States is suspending funding of the Open Skies treaty,...