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WHO: All People, Rich and Poor, Entitled to Good Health Care

WHO: All People, Rich and Poor, Entitled to Good Health Care

The World Health Organization’s director-general, Margaret Chan, is calling for greater equity in the delivery of health care for rich and poor alike. The WHO chief is…

Kenya Fits Lion with Tracking Device to Stop It Straying into Town

Kenya Fits Lion with Tracking Device to Stop It Straying into Town

NAIROBI —  Kenyan authorities have fitted a tracking device a onto one of the 36 lions that live in a wildlife park on the outskirts of the capital city, aiming to…

China Slams Abe for Dividing ASEAN

China Slams Abe for Dividing ASEAN

China is not happy with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s high-profile visits to the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam over concerns that he may be trying to…

'Zoolander 2,' Affleck, De Niro Earn Razzie 'Worst' Film Nods

'Zoolander 2,' Affleck, De Niro Earn Razzie 'Worst' Film Nods

Fashion industry satire “Zoolander 2” led nominations on Monday for the annual Razzie Awards, a list of the year’s worst films that includes performances by past…

Iraq Premier Orders Probe into Violations by Troops in Mosul

Iraq Premier Orders Probe into Violations by Troops in Mosul

BAGHDAD —  Iraq’s prime minister on Monday ordered an investigation into violations of human rights and other abuses purportedly committed by government troops and paramilitary forces battling the Islamic…

Rubio Faces Moment of Truth on Secretary of State Vote

Rubio Faces Moment of Truth on Secretary of State Vote

WASHINGTON —  All eyes are on Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida as a Senate committee is poised to vote on President Donald Trump’s nominee to be secretary of state…

Britain Faces Migration Dilemma As It Looks To Commonwealth For Post-Brexit Trade

Britain Faces Migration Dilemma As It Looks To Commonwealth For Post-Brexit Trade

Britain has indicated that it will seek a so-called ‘hard’ exit from the European Union, likely to include leaving the Single Market, the world’s largest free trade bloc…

Ethics Watchdog to File Lawsuit Against Trump

Ethics Watchdog to File Lawsuit Against Trump

Donald Trump’s U.S. presidency is just a few days old, but an ethics watchdog is ready to file a lawsuit against him for allegedly violating an obscure…

CAR Becomes Most Dangerous Spot for Aid Workers

CAR Becomes Most Dangerous Spot for Aid Workers

BAMBARI AND BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC —  Last year, humanitarian aid workers in the Central African Republic were involved in more than 365 security incidents — more than Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and…

Thailand Backing Controversial Survey to Clear Mekong Islets

Thailand Backing Controversial Survey to Clear Mekong Islets

BANGKOK —  The Thai government is backing a plan by China to demolish islets and rocky outcrops on the Mekong River as part of a decade long project to boost shipping…