Iran expects next payment under nuclear deal, signaling compliance
VIENNA/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran expects to get a fifth installment this week of previously blocked overseas funds, a senior official was quoted as saying, a payment that would confirm Tehran's compliance with an interim deal with world powers to curb its ...
Two brothers re-arrested in Pakistan for cannibalism
(CNN) -- Two brothers previously jailed for cannibalism and then released, have been arrested again after police discovered a child's severed head at their home in a remote village in northwest Pakistan. Mohammed Arif Ali was arrested early Monday ...
Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck off South Korea
(CNN) -- Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea on Wednesday night in a desperate effort to find nearly 300 people who remained missing after the ferry they were taking to a South Korean island resort sank with breathtaking ...
Japan, South Korea to discuss 'comfort women' almost 70 years after World War II
Seoul (CNN) -- Every single week for the past 22 years, a group of elderly South Korean women has camped outside the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, enduring the heat and humidity of the region's monsoonal summer and the sub-zero temperatures of the ...
Why Ukraine crisis has China in a bind
Editor's note: Christopher S. Chivvis is a senior political scientist at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation and expert in European and Eurasian security issues. You can follow him @cchivvis. Bonny Lin is an associate political scientist at ...
Global shares up on China relief, Ukraine strains remain
LONDON (Reuters) - Share markets made broad gains on Wednesday after China reported economic growth a touch above forecasts and another low euro zone inflation reading spurred speculation about the European Central Bank's policy options.
Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korea's Coast
This post is being updated as news comes in. Many hours after the tragedy, close to 300 people were still missing following a ferry disaster Wednesday off the southern coast of South Korea. Most of those unaccounted for are high school students who ...
Running for Office With a Criminal Case Pending? No Problem, This Is India!
INDIA-ELECTION-VOTE An Indian voter at the polling booths in a northern state. Of the 3305 candidates for seats in the lower house of parliament, 557 have criminal cases pending against them PRAKASH SINGH—AFP/Getty Images ...
Japan politicians defiant despite whaling ban
Parliamentary committee unanimously passes a resolution urging the government to continue whaling, weeks after ICJ ban. Last updated: 16 Apr 2014 09:14. Email Article. Print Article. Share article. Send Feedback. Japan says people consuming meat that ...
Japan pro-whaling lobby vows to continue hunts
As Credit Dries Up, Smaller Companies in China Feel the Pinch
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