Myanmar Buddhists boo ex-UN chief Kofi Annan

NAYPYIDAW - Kofi Annan was met with a hostile reception when he landed in Myanmar, exiting Sittee airport to over hundreds of Buddhist protesters who...

A party at breaking point: Republicans cut funding and denounce their blowhard nominee

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following the primary campaign, many Republicans nervous about their candidate for President were reassuring themselves that their nominee would adopt a...

Populism on the march in Europe and the United States

The optimism of the 1990s, with the elections of Bill Clinton in the US and Tony Blair in the UK with their 'third-way' politics seems...

Turkish failed coup aftermath: political purge, calls for death penalty and state of emergency...

ANKARA - Turkey initiated an exhaustive purge of public servants. For now, more than 15,000 employees at the Education Ministry have been fired. The...

British politics descends into chaos as Britain votes to leave

LONDON - When David Cameron announced he was stepping down from the Leadership of the Conservative Party the morning after the EU Referendum vote,...

The Brexit debate reaches its grand conclusion: Britain chooses to leave Europe

LONDON - Speaking outside 10 Downing Street on Friday morning, as the results showed that the United Kingdom had voted to leave the European...

Why Japan is changing its pacifist constitution

TOKYO - It has been no secret that the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has wanted to revise the constitution to expand the role of...

North Korea releases Russian yacht

PYONGYANG - A tense diplomatic situation has been avoided after North Korean authorities released a Russian yacht they had detained for over 48 hours. The crew...

Ukraine marks 30th Chernobyl nuclear disaster anniversary

On April 26, 1986 the nuclear power plant accident killed hundreds of people and made thousands forever leave their homes. An uncontrolled reaction blew the...

Obama lunches with the Queen, and Brexit is on the menu

President Obama visited the UK on April 21 for a three day visit which included meeting the Queen following her 90th birthday. He confessed that...