Cambodia OKs bill tightening screws on opposition

/ Jul 10, 2017

Cambodia OKs bill tightening screws on opposition

Cambodia’s National Assembly passed a bill on Monday barring political parties from having links with convicted criminals, a move aimed at keeping the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party from capitalizing on its association with its popular former leader, Sam Rainsy.Sam Rainsy has been convicted ...

Trump remains unpredictable force among U.S. allies

/ | Jul 10, 2017

Trump remains unpredictable force among U.S. allies

On President Donald Trump’s second trip abroad, there were fewer of the bull-in-a-diplomatic-china-shop moments that had solidified European leaders’ skepticism during his maiden overseas tour. Less public berating of allies, no pushing to the front of photo opportunities.But Trump returned to the U.S. on ...

Martial arts expert Battulga wins Mongolia presidential election

/ Jul 9, 2017

Martial arts expert Battulga wins Mongolia presidential election

A brash businessman with martial arts skills clinched Mongolia’s first-ever presidential runoff election Saturday after his opponent conceded defeat in the scandal-plagued race to take the helm of the resource-rich but debt-laden country.Khaltmaa Battulga of the opposition Democratic Party (DP), a 54-year-old former world ...