BAKU (Reuters) – A fire killed at least 26 people in a drug abuse treatment center in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, a health ministry source told Reuters on Friday. (Reporting by Nailia Bagirova; Writing by Polina Nikolskaya; Edi
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovaks are planning a national rally to honor an investigative journalist shot dead last week along with his partner.The organizers said that 25 marches are planned Friday in Slovakia, including in the capital, Brati
I am writing this column in Japan, a country whose crime rate is the lowest among countries with large populations. I asked my Japanese translator, a middle-aged woman, what she thought. “Why is there is so little crime in Japan?” I asked. Without taking a moment to reflect, she responded, “Because we don’t allow immigration...
In the last few weeks, there has been a spate of columns by writers on the left condemning the left-wing college students who riot, take over university buildings and shout down speakers with whom they differ. These condemnations, coming about 50 years too late, should not be taken seriously. Take New York Times columnist Frank
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A large explosion in the eastern part of the Afghan capital on Friday morning killed at least one person, a young girl, and wounded six people, an Afghan official said.Mohammad Alim Asim, chief of the Kabul ambulance se
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s throne-less royals have welcomed a new member into the Karadjordjevic family that once ruled Yugoslavia but was exiled for decades during communism.Prince Philip and Princess Danica Karadjordjevic presented their
MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian military said a five-hour truce had begun in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta on Friday, the fourth such truce in as many days, the Interfax news agency quoted an official at Russia’s ceasefire monitoring center in Syria as saying
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