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Security stepped up at Singapore meet after police shooting

May 31, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Singapore policemen secure an entry point as they stop pedestrians and attendees of the 14th International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-la Dialogue, or IISS, Asia Security Summit, from entering the vicinity, Sunday, May 31, 2015, in Singapore. Police stepped up security around the venue of the international security conference Sunday following a...

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Child sex abuse claims shake UN as revelations continue

May 31, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 13, 2006, file photo, Anders Kompass, the U.N. High Commission for Human Rights representative in Guatemala, speaks with members of the media during a news conference in Guatemala City. The U.N.’s poor handling of child sex abuse...

US, Iran hold ‘intense’ nuclear talks month before deadline

May 31, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, May 30, 2015. Top U.S. and Iranian diplomats are gathering in Geneva this weekend, hoping to bridge differences over a...

After Pakistan bus attack, worry an insurgency growing worse

May 31, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Pakistani police officers gather at the site of suicide bombing on a road leading to Gaddafi Stadium late night on Friday, May 29, 2015 in Lahore, Pakistan. A suicide bomber blew himself up Friday near a stadium in Lahore where a cricket match was underway...

Pentagon chief criticizes Beijing’s South China Sea moves

May 29, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter delivers his speech about “The United States and Challenges to Asia-Pacific Security” during the 14th International Institute for Strategic Studies Shangri-la Dialogue, or IISS, Asia Security Summit,...

No major breakthrough at meeting on Asian boat people crisis

May 29, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A helicopter takes off from HTMS Angthonga helipad before a patrol demonstration to the media on a Thai naval ship in Phuket province Friday, May 29, 2015. The ship will serve as a floating base to support the Thai navy’s mission to search and give...

No ‘miracle’ solution at Asian migrant crisis meeting

May 29, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Htin Linn, the head of the Myanmar delegation, speaks at the “Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean” regarding the Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrant crisis at a hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, May 29, 2015. In the past...

Nigeria’s new president pledges fight against Boko Haram

May 29, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS IDENTIFICATION TO FORMER NIGERIAN PRESIDENT OLUSEGUN OBASANJO, NOT NIGERIAN PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, talks with former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abuja, Nigeria on Friday, May 29,...

Asia stocks uneven as Greece deadline looms, Tokyo gains

May 27, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, people pass a Wall Street subway stop, in New York’s Financial District. U.S. stocks rose modestly in late morning trading Wednesday, May 27, 2015, recovering part of a steep loss from the day before....

Burundi urges citizens to donate money to pay for elections

May 27, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A man who was beaten with an iron bar by Imbonerakure pro-government youth militia because he was mistakenly thought to be an opposition demonstrator, is carried to an ambulance in the Mutarakura district of the capital Bujumbura, Burundi Wednesday, May 27,...