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23 мая, 11:52

EU envoy defends grants after Philippines’ aid rejection

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The European Union’s ambassador to the Philippines says grant money from his grouping is meant to promote development, not system change, in foreign countries.

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23 мая, 11:36

In terror’s wake in Manchester, strangers extend a hand through Twitter

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Amid the horror of the blast, a bright spot was residents reaching out to help through social media.

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23 мая, 11:20

Parched Cape Town imposes water restrictions due to drought

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The South African city of Cape Town is instructing people to severely restrict water use because of the area’s worst drought in more than a century.

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23 мая, 11:20

Gestures tell of friendship that toppled S. Korea president

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A steely gaze from one woman. A slight, apologetic bow from another. On the first day of the biggest trial in South Korea in years, two small gestures reflect the state of a friendship that toppled a president.

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23 мая, 11:04

Explosions strike Syrian cities of Damascus and Homs

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Syrian state TV is reporting that an explosion in the central city of Homs has killed several people and that government forces “destroyed” a truck bomb near the Damascus airport.

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23 мая, 11:04

‘Conspiracy bill’ draws backlash in Japan over state powers

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Japan’s lower house approved a bill Tuesday allowing authorities to punish those found guilty of planning serious crimes, legislation that opponents say could be used to undermine basic civil liberties.

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23 мая, 11:04

Yemen officials confirm clashes between US troops, militants

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Yemeni security officials and tribesmen say U.S. helicopters airlifted soldiers to the Arab country’s central Marib province where they clashed with suspected al-Qaida militants.

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23 мая, 09:44

Lone attacker blew self up at Manchester concert killing 22, including children, say police

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British police are treating it as a terrorist incident and determining if attacker was part of a network.

23 мая, 09:12

2 men in Indonesia caned dozens of times for gay sex

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Two men in Indonesia’s Aceh province were publicly caned dozens of times Tuesday for consensual gay sex, a punishment that intensifies an anti-gay backlash in the world’s most populous Muslim country and which rights advocates denounced as “medieval torture.”

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23 мая, 09:12

In Syria’s devastated twin towns, tears mix with rubble

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Arriving with her husband and 10-year-old daughter to check on their home for the first time in five years, Adibeh Ghosn had trouble recognizing the neighborhood.

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23 мая, 08:56

Indonesia’s Aceh province carries out caning of 2 men convicted of having gay sex

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Indonesia’s Aceh province carries out caning of 2 men convicted of having gay sex.

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23 мая, 08:40

Timeline: The rise and fall of South Korea’s Park Geun-hye

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Handcuffed and her inmate number put on her clothing, South Korea’s disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was brought to a Seoul court on Tuesday to stand trial on a slew of corruption charges that have already led to her ouster from office and arrest.