Posts Tagged ‘asia’
China has sent soldiers to its border with Myanmar amid concern that escalating violence between the Southeast Asian country's government and ethnic separatists is spilling over, an official Chinese newspaper reported on Friday.
Gospel for Asia officials have confirmed that a senior mission leader in India has been abducted by a terrorist group.
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court ruling that Ahmed Shafiq, the last prime minister of the old government, is eligible to run for president in this weekend's election despite a law banning ex-officials from the race, has spa...
Liberia has closed its border with Ivory Coast, after gunmen allegedly crossed into Ivory Coast and killed seven United Nations peacekeepers.
African leaders meeting in Ivory Coast are calling for United Nations backing for military intervention in northern Mali, which is currently controlled by rebels.
U.N.-Arab League mediator Kofi Annan is due to brief the U.N. Security Council and General Assembly on the situation in Syria, as activists have accused pro-government militia and security forces of carrying out a new massacre ...
Human Rights Watch is calling for Rwandan military officials to stop arming and supporting a Congolese war crimes suspect, and arrest him.
ISTANBUL, Turkey - Turkish women's groups are demonstrating in support of abortion rights, in response to the prime minister's call for tightening abortion regulations. "Prime minister, keep your hands off women's bodies," ch...
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's life prison sentence for complicity in the killings of anti-government protesters has failed to appease some Egyptians who have taken to the streets in protest. Thousands of demonstrat...
Catholic leaders on Thursday (Feb. 9) launched an online distance-learning center to help educate church leaders on the prevention of child sex abuse. Unveiled on the final day of a “Towards Healing and Renewal” con...