After generations as part of one of Asia's most ethnically diverse societies, Myanmar's Muslims fear they are becoming “scapegoats” of its reform process following a wave of religious violence.
Cherry blossoms aren't the only things in bloom in the U.S. capital these days. Progress and bipartisanship are, if not in full flower, at least pushing through cracks in longstanding political gridlock.
Blamed for empty shop shelves from Europe to Australia, networks of baby formula traffickers are shipping milk powder to Chinese parents fearful of local products, and working ever harder to meet demand.
Picking through the Spartan remains of the jihadist camps dotting Inais valley in northern Mali, it is obvious to the French soldiers that their enemy is having a tough time of it.
North Korea's shrill threats of nuclear war may seem overblown or absurd, but they are well tailored to a domestic audience raised on the constant fear of imminent U.S. invasion, analysts say.
Frail, her memory failing her, and with few visitors for company, Margaret Thatcher's final months were a marked contrast to her zenith striding the global stage.
With tensions on the Korean Peninsula soaring to include threats of nuclear war, frustration is mounting at what U.S. policy experts see as the failure of all efforts to rein in North Korea.
Behind the black door of 10 Downing Street, in her private life Margaret Thatcher was a housewife mother of sometimes troubled twins, supported by her ever-loyal husband Denis.
With Americans tilting toward support of gay marriage and two GOP senators now in favor, Republicans find themselves in a tightening political vice on the issue ahead of mid-term elections and the 2016 presidential race.
After routing an Islamist insurgency in Mali early this year, France is making sure it also “wins the peace” in the west African state — and the central market in the eastern city of Gao is acting as a symbol of that strategy.