A few weeks after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks on the United States, two al-Qaida operatives arrived separately in Singapore to start scouting for targets.
Grief is difficult to deal with but everyone knows what it's like: it begins as a harrowing feeling of numbness that pervades your body, and only much later will you start to grasp the magnitude of the loss.
On Wednesday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed "deep remorse" for Japan's World War II aggression at the Asian-African Summit, but stopped short of apologies.
In addition to the lows and highs as well as chances of precipitation, we ought to be paying attention to particle pollution forecasts as we prepare for the day. Not doing so could shorten your life.
This shouldn't be happening -- not in the 21st century, and certainly not in Europe.
Seoul's Defense Ministry on Friday came out strongly against North Korea for its renewed pledge to cling to its nuclear weapons program. A ministry spokesman said in a statement that Pyongyang's possession of any nuclear arms cannot be accepted and South Korea's military will respond sternly if the North continues to be provocative.
Cynics and skeptics abound as Indonesia plays host to the 60th anniversary of the Asian-African Conference this week, which will gather heads of state, ministers and senior government officials from 77 countries across the two continents.
Ask the people around you. No, even better, look around Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Is there anything to indicate that something big will take place in the city?
The announcement by former secretary of state Hillary Clinton of her candidacy for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination has brought U.S. domestic politics to the global fore yet again. Mrs. Clinton, whose credentials are impressive, is being joined in the nomination fray by several other Democrats. The rival Republicans have their own array of hopefuls who wish to revive the party's electoral fortunes after two consecutive Democratic presidential terms.
It seems that radical unions will ignore public calls for restraint and go ahead with a general strike next week, which, in all regards, is not only illegal but also self-serving.