Pope Francis calls for social justice during visit to Mexico

MEXICO CITY - Pope Francis is without a doubt a breath of fresh air from the Catholic Church. Since he became Pope in 2013,...

Attacks on Muslims by Buddhist Mobs Raises Fear in Sri Lanka

Muslims in Sri Lanka fearful after the deadly violence against them by Buddhist mobs in the coastal town of Aluthgama  ALUTHGAMA — At least three people...

Fight against corruption in Romania; thousands take to the streets

About 150,000 protesters were reported in Bucharest's Victoriei Square in front of the seat of government late on 1st February and rallies took place...

Can Moon Jae-In become the next President of South Korea?

With the President Park impeached and currently waiting for trial at the Constitutional Court, the race for the Blue House has become an open...

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar bans workers going to Malaysia

The Myanmar Ministry of Immigration announced that permits would no longer be issued to its citizens seeking employment in Malaysia.  Myanmar's move to impose...

From Revolution to Coup: A Timeline of Egypt (2011–2014)

Lubna Anani, Correspondent (Asia: Middle East and Central)   CAIRO — January 25, 2014 marked the third anniversary of the Egyptian uprising that ended the 30-year rule...

Democracy in trouble – voters need ‘clear signals’ from political leaders

Australians have become “disaffected with the political class” - as national election survey finds 40% distrust the nation’s democracy. The Australian National University’s (ANU) 2016...

Australian and East Timor treaty axed

CANBERRA - A controversial maritime border treaty which divides key oil and gas resources between Australia and East Timor is set to be axed,...

Trump overturns transgender civil rights

A few days after President Day, Trump’s Administration overturned Obama’s guidelines on transgender students’ bathroom use. Already under fire for his Islamophobic immigration rules, Donald Trump once again...

Girls Receive Sex Education in Conservative Pakistani Village

Notwithstanding the cultural norms, school in Johi village in Pakistan gives girls sex education. ISLAMABAD — In the tiny Johi village of the impoverished Sindh...