Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Britain is revving up for one of the tightest and most unpredictable elections in memory, as Prime Minister David Cameron fights to retain power and call a referendum on European Union membership.
Decades ago, Saudis trekked across their desert kingdom to pledge allegiance to their new kings at their palaces. Now they are just using Twitter.
For a man long seen as the eurozone's worst nightmare, Alexis Tsipras has had a smooth first day as prime minister of Greece.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Known for his aversion to wearing ties, Alexis Tsipras, leader of the leftist Syriza party, joked with reporters on the eve of Sunday's parliamentary election that he would finally put one around his neck when he gets debt reduction for Greece.
Unless better sense prevails and all stakeholders choose the route of dialogue to address their differences, the impoverished state of Yemen could well plunge into anarchy.
North Korea last week made it clear that the South would have to lift blanket sanctions it imposed on the North in 2010 before the two sides could resume dialogue.
Investors and financial markets have hailed the European Central Bank's (ECB) latest monetary policy coup, but some observers warn that Europe might use up all its ammunition in the battle against deflation.
Indonesia's new President Joko Widodo has won praise for bold economic reforms at the start of his term, but his man-of-the-people image has suffered after criticism of his commitment to human rights and fighting corruption.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Ariel Lin shares her opinion in defining 'International Perspective'
When I moved back to Taiwan two years ago, the summer sun caught me off guard. I used to live in Canada, so it was a drastic change from the chilly climate of North America to the humid, sizzling temperatures of a sub-tropical country., 3 Comments