Jim Gomez and Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press, Olongapo, Philippines | Tue, 12/01/2015 7:31 PM
A Philippine court on Tuesday convicted a US Marine of killing a
Filipino last year after he discovered she was a transgender woman in a
hotel while he was on a break after participating in joint military
exercises in the country.
Sylvie Corbet and Angela Charlton, Associated Press, Le Bourget, France | Tue, 12/01/2015 6:48 PM
From deserts encroaching on African farmland to rising sea levels
shrinking islands of the South Pacific, leaders of poor nations most
affected by climate change shared their stories of global warming with
leaders of some of the richest on Tuesday.
Child rights groups warned Tuesday that shortages of fuel, medicine and other supplies in Nepal due to a border blockade with India are putting millions of children at the risk of disease and even death.
Zhao Huanxin and Zhao Yinan, China Daily/Asia News Network | Tue, 12/01/2015 1:59 PM
China and the United States pledged to manage differences and sensitive
issues in a constructive manner on Monday, in addition to commitment to a
climate change agreement at the international talks in Paris.
Zheng Jinran, China Daily/Asia News Network | Tue, 12/01/2015 10:02 AM
Environmental watchdogs strengthened inspections to reduce pollutant
emissions as the air quality deteriorated on Monday to the most severe
readings in the country's northern regions, including the worst this
year in Beijing.
Nicole Winfield, Associated Press, Aboard the papal plane | Tue, 12/01/2015 9:54 AM
Pope Francis has dismissed a question about whether condoms can be
condoned in the fight against AIDS by saying there are more important
issues confronting the world, like malnutrition, environmental
exploitation and the lack of safe drinking water.
Nancy Benac and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press, Le Bourget, France | Mon, 11/30/2015 10:20 PM
President Barack Obama urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to decrease tensions with Turkey, as the US and Russian leaders met briefly on the sidelines of global climate talks outside Paris.
Soldiers and police in military-run Thailand detained two top leaders of the anti-government Red Shirt movement Monday as they were set to visit a park celebrating past Thai kings that's at the center of a corruption scandal linked to the army.
Defying calls from Moscow, Turkey's prime minister said Monday that his country won't apologize to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria, saying the Turkish military was doing its job defending the national airspace.
Associated Press, Helsinki | Mon, 11/30/2015 7:34 PM
Officials say that more than 35,000 people were without electricity in Sweden on Monday after a storm battered southern Scandinavia, damaging buildings, toppling trees, canceling trains and closing bridge links between Denmark and Sweden.