Heavily armed 'Oath Keepers' inject new unease in riot-hit Ferguson

Aug 11, 2015

Heavily armed 'Oath Keepers' inject new unease in riot-hit Ferguson

Four civilians carrying automatic rifles and sidearms patrolled a riot-torn street in Ferguson, Missouri, early Tuesday, saying they were there to protect a media organization but drawing swift criticism from police and protesters alike. The appearance of the four men, all white, quickly drew ...

Texas killing of black teen by rookie cop raises questions

Aug 10, 2015

Texas killing of black teen by rookie cop raises questions

Texas police on Sunday were trying to figure out what prompted a black teenager to drive his car into a car dealership, and why a white police officer still in training fatally shot the unarmed 19-year-old four times. Christian Taylor became the latest unarmed ...

Aug 9, 2015

Anti-Houthi forces take strategic city in Yemen, UAE troops killed

Fighters backed by an Arab military coalition seized the key city of Zinjibar in southern Yemen on Saturday, residents and militia sources said, dealing another major blow to the dominant Houthi group. The capital city of Abyan province on the Arabian Sea had been ...

Turkey takes in Uighur refugees; angers China

Aug 2, 2015

Turkey takes in Uighur refugees; angers China

The folded piece of paper with a photo of a 4-month-old baby tells a story that likely loomed over Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Chinese hosts during his visit to Beijing last week. Baby Arife is a Uighur, one of thousands of ...