Rwanda-U.S. relations sour over murder of ex-spy chief

Jan 21, 2014

Rwanda-U.S. relations sour over murder of ex-spy chief

As Rwanda marks 20 years since its now infamous 1994 genocide, the government is seeking to stress the strides the country has made since those dark days, despite international concern over its hardline leader. Fiercely proud of its legacy, Kigali is displaying a country ...

Autopsy reveals 'unnatural' death of Indian minister's wife

Jan 19, 2014

Autopsy reveals 'unnatural' death of Indian minister's wife

The wife of Indian Junior Foreign Minister Shashi Tharoor — found dead in a luxury hotel after accusing her husband of being unfaithful — suffered an “unnatural, sudden death,” a doctor who performed an autopsy on her body said Saturday. “More tests” are needed ...

| Nov 13, 2013

Spanish pianist could be jailed over noise pollution

To most people, noise pollution is a jet engine roaring over their head. For one Spanish woman, it was a neighbor playing the piano more softly than a spoken conversation. The woman has taken her neighbors in the apartment below — a 27-year-old pianist ...

Russian nationalism stokes ethnic strife

| Nov 12, 2013

Russian nationalism stokes ethnic strife

When Russians celebrated the Day of National Unity last week, marchers waving imperial flags and shouting racist slogans paraded through cities across the country while ethnic minority citizens and migrants from the former Soviet Union stayed out of sight, better to avoid a beating. ...

Greece suspends state aid to neo-Nazi party

Oct 23, 2013

Greece suspends state aid to neo-Nazi party

Greek authorities Wednesday prepared to hit neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn with fresh indictments, hours after its state funding was suspended by the legislature in a move linked to the murder of an anti-fascist musician last month. Magistrates were expected to press criminal charges against ...