Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Violence is threatening Algeria's presidential election campaign, independent media outlets warned Monday, after unrest forced the camp of ailing incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika's to cancel a weekend rally and bolster security.
The U.S. Navy believes it has finally worked out the solution to a problem that has intrigued scientists for decades: how to take seawater and use it as fuel.
Korean voters last week saw the rare scene of a main opposition party leader visiting Cheong Wa Dae without an appointment to ask for talks with the president.
Under mounting pressure from Moscow, a defiant group of pro-Ukrainian activists, journalists and minority representatives in Crimea continue to protest the annexation of the peninsula by Russia.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Taiwan's Sunflower student movement will cast a long shadow on cross-strait relations between Beijing and Taipei. It will surely retard, if not reverse, the detente process that has been under way in the last six years under Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou.
A fledgling party born out of an anti-corruption campaign is hogging as much limelight as India's stalwarts — the Congress party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) — as it contests its first parliamentary elections starting this week.
It could be a difficult breakup between the U.S. government and the Internet.
Myanmar's ongoing census — the first since 1983 — could lead to dramatic revisions in the way the diverse and multi-ethnic country and its economy are analyzed, and resources allocated.
Monday, April 7, 2014
With his patience all but lost due to the more than two-week occupation of the Legislative Yuan by Sunflower movement student activists, President Ma Ying-jeou finally realized that when the going gets tough, the tough get going. Well, he is hitting back hard by threatening to prosecute the occupiers.
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The Obama administration has proposed major changes in defense policy. In an earlier era these sweeping proposals would have sparked intense and highly visible discussion and debate. Unfortunately, this has not yet happened.