Friday, July 17, 2015
The luck just doesn't run out in Pakistan. Just as one door closes, another opens.
The mainland Chinese authorities' crackdown on human rights groups can be viewed as an indication that the iron--fisted rule of Xi Jinping's administration is becoming ever harsher.
The oft-heard phrase "There's no such thing as a free lunch" is meant to underscore the commercial reality of the world in which we live. But this harsh "rule" is being flouted daily by generous businesspeople who give away their goods to citizens in need.
American psychologists are in dire need of therapy. A scathing report documents the collusion between past executives of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American defense establishment involved in torturing prisoners of war after 2001.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Getting the Iran nuclear deal unveiled Tuesday was hard enough. Now it must be approved, implemented and then stuck to for years. Get set for a bumpy ride, experts warn.
India today swung into damage-control mode, a day after Pakistan Prime Minister's Advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz upset the boat by raising the issue of Kashmir and India-sponsored terrorism in Balochistan.
After his spectacular jailbreak, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman could reclaim his crown as Mexico's top drug lord and expand his Sinaloa cartel's territory while his main rivals languish in prison.
Disgraced South Korean researcher Hwang Woo-suk is in a legal battle over the rights to a technique critical to his attempts to clone mammoths, it was revealed Wednesday.
Filipino bishops called on the nation Monday to storm the heavens with prayers for the protection of the Philippines and a peaceful resolution of the country's territorial dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Since early this year, Beijing has been capitalizing on the fact that 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II and has repeatedly sought to embarrass Japan by reminding the world of its aggression against China in the 1930s and 1940s.