Jul 4, 2014

Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after teen killings

Israel deployed extra forces to its border with Gaza on Thursday after continued Palestinian rocket fire and heightened tensions following the suspected revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem. “We are moving and we have moved forces in order to serve defense activities ...

Apr 20, 2014

Killing of environmental activists rises globally

As head of his village, Prajob Naowa-opas battled to save his community in central Thailand from the illegal dumping of toxic waste by filing petitions and leading villagers to block trucks carrying the stuff — until a gunman in broad daylight fired four shots ...

Jan 24, 2014

U.N. urges Myanmar to probe sectarian killings

The United Nations has called on Myanmar to investigate reports that dozens of men, women and children were killed in attacks on Rohingya Muslims with the alleged involvement of police. The U.N. said it had received “credible information” of a series of attacks in ...