With a flourish of his pencil, cartoonist Maung Maung Aung skewers a pampered politician in a sketch, an image that just a few years ago would have been unthinkable.
Stacked in cells five stories high and dozens across, the death-row inmates at California’s San Quentin prison embody a political stalemate that has swollen their ranks to more than 700 .
“January 7” is seen by the CPP – the political party in power – as the second birthday for all Cambodians who survived the Khmer Rouge’s genocidal regime.
In his cramped workshop in Damascus, Mohammad Abdallah delicately etches away at wooden panels inlaid with mother-of-pearl, a craft he perfected over a decade before the outbreak of Syria’s war.
The launch of the ASEAN Community has drawn lukewarm responses as ASEAN has long been compared unfavorably with the European Union.
Nuclear experts cast doubt yesterday on North Korea’s claimed first successful test of a miniaturized hydrogen bomb, saying the detected seismic activity suggested a less powerful device.
ASEAN’s move towards a post-2015 community presents an opportune moment to relook at issues surrounding women and their role in this envisioned integration.
President Barack Obama is set to introduce a raft of executive actions to try to reduce US gun violence, bypassing Congress and launching a bitter 2016 election year fight.
As a child soldier with Nepal’s Maoists, Mira Rai learned to fire guns, disarm opponents and race down trails, little imagining her guerrilla drills would help make her one of the world’s top ultra-runners.
Saudi Arabia’s execution of four prominent Shi’ites and dozens of al Qaeda figures appears to have been based on a calculation that the kingdom could crush support for Sunni jihadists without alienating more moderate Sunnis.