House Reps. Concerned About Trans-Pacific Partnership
February 26 2015 5:11 PM EST
House members wondered if the agreement would worsen trade deficits and if there's a benefit for the U.S.
Brooklyn Muslims Horrified By ISIS Plot Charges
February 26 2015 4:03 PM EST
“This is very painful for us as a Muslim community. These kinds of people, we don’t even want to call them Muslim."
New Report Finds Social Hostilities Against Religion Declining
February 26 2015 1:53 PM EST
A quarter of the countries surveyed still report high levels of religious hate crimes despite declining levels of hostility.
China's US Tech Ban: Security Concern Or Market Manipulation?
February 26 2015 12:56 PM EST
China's government ban on U.S. tech companies is part of a long-running plan to wean off foreign tech services.
UN Climate Change Panel Head's Arrest Protection Extended
February 26 2015 11:10 AM EST
The Nobel Prize winner accused of sexual harassment had his arrest protection, which was due to expire on Thursday, extended until the end of March.
India To Spend Over $130B To Modernize Railroad Network
February 26 2015 8:12 AM EST
The Narendra Modi government unveiled a plan to "transform" a 162-year-old organization that has been struggling with its finances.
Russia Could Flex Military Might To Protect Arctic Interests
February 26 2015 8:12 AM EST
The Arctic region is rich in oil, gas and offers trading sea routes, and Russia has been escalating military exercises to defend its interests in the area.
Donations To Clinton Foundation Under Scrutiny
February 26 2015 4:44 AM EST
Hillary Clinton has faced increasing scrutiny for her, and the foundation's, ties to corporate and foreign governmental interests.
Suicide Attack On NATO Convoy In Kabul Kills At Least One
February 26 2015 3:30 AM EST
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack and said that it was aimed at a convoy of US troops.
South Korea Strikes Down Anti-Adultery Law
February 26 2015 3:01 AM EST
The statute was introduced in 1953 as a way to protect women, but critics say it is outdated.
NY Trial Reveals Documents Seized In Raid That Killed Osama Bin Laden
February 26 2015 1:44 AM EST
Abid Naseer is accused of planning attacks in the U.S., England and Russia, but the 28-year-old has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Dozens Of Australian 'Jihadi Brides' Aiding ISIS In Syria And Iraq
February 26 2015 1:31 AM EST
Currently, an Australian visiting Syria or Iraq illegally could face up to 10 years in prison.
North Korea Evading Sanctions By Renaming Ships: UN
February 25 2015 11:25 PM EST
An annual report on the implementation of sanctions against Pyongyang says the country is continuing to evade restrictions against buying armaments.
What Xi Jinping's New Plan Means For China
February 25 2015 6:40 PM EST
China's president has packaged his policies as the "four comprehensives," meant to guide the country for years.
The Measles Outbreaks That No One Is Talking About
February 25 2015 11:35 AM EST
Saying no to vaccines in the United States or Europe is a luxury people in other regions might love to have.
Beef Trade Attacks Growing In India: Report
February 25 2015 5:38 AM EST
India has become the world's second largest beef exporter, but producers say religious opposition is growing.
Hong Kong Offers $37M In Relief Measures To Local Businesses
February 25 2015 4:22 AM EST
Financial Secretary John Tsang said that last year's pro-democracy protests may have diminished "investors' confidence in Hong Kong."
2014 'Devastating' Year For Human Rights
February 25 2015 4:01 AM EST
The number of displaced people across the globe topped 50 million for the first time since the end of World War II, Amnesty said in a report.
Democrats Win Net Neutrality Battle, FCC Votes Thursday
February 24 2015 9:31 PM EST
The rules will force broadband providers to treat all Internet traffic equally, proponents say.
Royal Family Challenges Abe's Revisionist Agenda
February 24 2015 4:39 PM EST
Recent comments made by the Imperial House contradict the view taken by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.