March 28, 2013 At least 10 students died when the shell fell on an outdoor cafe at Damascus University. Meanwhile, Turkey rejected reports that it forcibly repatriated hundreds of Syrian refugees.
March 28, 2013 In rare move clearly aimed at North Korea, the U.S. command in the South announced the practice bomb run by the Missouri-based B-2s.
March 27, 2013 The bank would fund infrastructure projects in emerging and developing countries. But the leaders of the BRICS nations — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — were unable to agree on how much capital such a bank would need.
March 27, 2013 A new law places the tag on human rights and other private groups that receive funding from abroad. In Russia, the label is nearly synonymous with "spy." Critics say the law is part of an effort by President Vladimir Putin to stifle dissent.
March 27, 2013 You'd be free to leave the state, as long as you left your money behind. That's essentially what it's like now for people in Cyprus.
March 27, 2013 Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are among the groups whose offices have been the subject of unannounced searches and audits by prosecutors and tax investigators.
March 27, 2013 Gen. Min Aung Hlaing calls for Myanmar to become a "well-disciplined democratic nation" and says the military will continue to play a leading role in governing. The statement comes as opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a military parade.