China's vast censorship machine does its utmost to wipe the slightest reference to the Tiananmen crackdown from books, television and the Internet, scrubbing the issue from public discussion and even from the minds of its younger generation.
Feeling “surrounded” by ethnic minorities, retired factory worker Peter Harvey voted for Britain's anti-immigration UK Independence Party (UKIP) in last month's European and local polls and plans to do so again in next year's national election.
Twenty-five years after the West condemned the “butchers” who crushed protesters in Tiananmen Square, China's astonishing economic and military transformation means the world has largely set aside concerns on human rights as it courts the former pariah.
The core of U.S. President Barack Obama's foreign policy was revealed in the moment he gazed into the eyes of hundreds of cadets at a West Point graduation ceremony on Wednesday.
After yet another U.S. mass shooting, lawmakers return to Washington Wednesday under pressure to curb rampant gun violence, but facing similar hurdles that derailed such efforts following a 2012 school massacre.
The last thing Zhang Xianling told her son was not to go to Tiananmen Square. But in the 25 years since he was shot and left to die she has taken up his activist mantle.
A quarter of a century after Communist authorities crushed the Tiananmen Square demonstrators and their hopes of reform, protest leader Wu'er Kaixi still lies awake at night, haunted by the dead and their unrealized dreams.
As he ponders leaving some troops in Afghanistan after longest U.S. war, Barack Obama harkens back to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to justify more than a decade of sacrifice.
The rise of Indian prime minister-elect Narendra Modi is a rags-to-riches success story set to lead to a change in style in New Delhi power circles, long dominated by an English-speaking elite.
Boko Haram is probably beyond the reach of global sanctions, but attempts to curb the Nigerian Islamists' reign of terror is an indication of growing international commitment, analysts said.