Japan has expressed strong regret over San Francisco's decision to give formal city property status to a statue commemorating women who worked in military-backed brothels for Japanese troops during World War II, with Osaka declaring it will terminate its 60-year sister-city ties.
The United Nations says the Saudi-led coalition that has imposed an air, sea and land blockade on Yemen since Nov. 6 has authorized the resumption of U.N. flights to the Yemeni capital starting Saturday.
Babar Dogar and Munir Ahmed, Associated Press | Posted
Nov 24th - 3:22am
Pakistani authorities acting on a court order released a U.S.-wanted militant Friday who allegedly founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai, India attack that killed 168 people, his spokesman and officials said.
Zimbabwe has sworn in new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday, just two and a half weeks after his firing by longtime President Robert Mugabe. The world's oldest head of state resigned this week after the military and ruling party turned on him and tens of thousands of Zimbabweans took to the streets. Here's a timeline of events in a whirlwind drama many people after Mugabe's 37 years in power never thought they'd see:
Yi-Ling Liu and Sam McNeil, Associated Press | Posted
Nov 24th - 2:56am
Dozens of upset parents gathered Friday outside a kindergarten in Beijing run by a U.S.-listed company demanding answers after reports alleged some children had been abused and molested. The case has drawn widespread attention in China and triggered outrage over potential lapses in supervision in the booming private preschool industry.
Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press | Posted
Nov 24th - 2:44am
North Korea appears to have replaced all of its guards at a jointly patrolled border area where a North Korean soldier defected last week under a hail of gunfire, according to South Korean media. Military officials said Friday they could not confirm the report.