On June 30, 1985, 30 years ago today, Haruo Remeliik, the president of anti-nuclear Palau, had his brains blown out.
International law guarantees the right to seek asylum; seizing boats and mass detentions are violations of this right.
Today is the birthday of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, born (as Karola Ruth Siegel) in 1928 in Wiesenfeld, Germany.
Yemen, the small country tucked into the bottom of the Arabian Peninsula, is shattering old alliances and spurring new ones.
The British passenger liner Lusitania was torpedoed by a German U-boat 18 miles off the Irish coast.
Some 300 U.S. military personnel are carrying out a training program for the Ukrainian National Guard near the city of Lviv.
Cuban women occupy 48 percent of the parliament and out of 15 provinces in Cuba, women lead 10.
"This historic agreement will ensure Iran will not produce a nuclear weapon, making the U.S. and the world a safer place."
Memory is selective and therein lies an explanation for some of the deep animosity between Berlin and Athens in the current debt crisis.
Mass demonstrations took place Mar. 14 in a number of Brazilian cities in support of President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers' Party.