Articles by Maya Shwayder
- Afghan Female Police Officers Suffering From Assaults
April 25 2013 1:48 PM
Human Rights Watch says the harassment and sexual assault of female police officers by male coworkers is a societal problem.
- White House Says Assad Used Chemical Weapons
April 25 2013 12:13 PM
The U.S. says Syria crossed a "red line." But still no word on what might happen next.
- Ancient Aleppo Umayyad Mosque Badly Damaged In Fighting [VIDEOS / PHOTOS]
April 25 2013 11:56 AM
Among the human casualties, one of Syria's greatest landmarks has also fallen to the violence.
- Who is Enrico Letta, Italy's New (Likely) Prime Minister?
April 24 2013 2:19 PM
Enrico Letta, until recently the deputy leader of the Democratic Party in Italy, has just been named Italy's new Prime Minister -- if he can find a majority, that is.
- Bangladesh Collapse Underscores Developing World's Worker Safety Concerns
April 24 2013 10:25 AM
The Bangladesh building collapse is the latest of many industrial accidents -- an endemic problem about which the government is doing nothing.
- 21 Dead In Xinjiang, China, By Ax, Knife And Fire - Beijing Blames 'Terrorists'
April 24 2013 9:07 AM
A clash of ethnicities in a far-west Chinese region has left 21 dead, the most since July 2009, when 200 people died.
- Israel Claims Syria Used Chemical Weapons, Crossed 'Red Line'
April 23 2013 12:47 PM
What will, and what should, the U.S. do if it's true that a "red line" in the Syrian conflict has been crossed?
- New Strain Of Bird Flu In China Spreads: Everybody Panic Now
April 23 2013 8:59 AM
New bird flu infections are spreading outward from Shanghai, Chinese officials said on Tuesday.
- India's Rape Nightmare: Second Man Arrested For 5-Year-Old's Abduction
April 22 2013 1:09 PM
More protests have sprung up around the Delhi Gate in New Delhi after another man was arrested in connection with the rape and torture of a 5-year-old girl.
- Assad’s Unlikely Allies: The Dictator's Friends Among Fascists
April 20 2013 8:35 AM
Despite the commonly accepted narrative that Bashar Assad is a bad man who has to go, some in the West still support the Syrian president.
- Gangsta Rappers In Germany? Yes, And With Links To The Mafia
April 19 2013 2:56 PM
Never heard of German rapper Bushido? He's big in his home country, and he's also allegedly buddies with the mafia.
- Red Cross Warns Of Deteriorating Situation In Afghanistan
April 18 2013 1:46 PM
Following the death of two staff members, a Red Cross spokesman warns that the situation in Afghanistan is only going to get worse.