Italian prosecutors called Monday for Francesco Schettino, the
captain of the doomed Costa Concordia cruise liner, to serve 26 years
and three months in jail for the 2012 shipwreck which left 32 people
At least 43 Philippine police commandos were killed in a fierce
battle with Muslim guerrillas after launching an assault in which they
may have killed one of southeast Asia's most-wanted terrorists,
officials said Monday.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Mon, 01/26/2015 5:13 PM
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Southeast Asia regional office says countries need to renew their commitment for the last mile to completely eliminate leprosy worldwide even though the number of cases has come down to less than a quarter of a million from 11 million in 1983.
Syrian opposition figures on Monday began four days of talks on how to end
the near four-year conflict, with members of President Bashar al-Assad's regime
set to join them but the main exiled opposition alliance boycotting the event.
Greece's left-wing Syriza party prepared to launch coalition talks Monday, hours after a landmark general election victory fought on a pledge to rewrite the country's massive bailout deal with the eurozone.
Julie Pace and Muneeza Naqvi, The Associated Press, New Delhi | Mon, 01/26/2015 3:24 PM
President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities.
A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp's liberation. On Tuesday, for the 70th anniversary, organizers are expecting 300, the youngest in their 70s.