- Myanmar's Suu Kyi is missing from global meeting on Rohingya Updated: May-26-15 1:21 pm
YANGON, Myanmar - An international gathering about the plight of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims boasts a star-studded cast, with three Nobel Peace Prize laureates among those calling on the world to wake up to the unfolding tragedy.
- Little Rock Nine to receive Abraham Lincoln Leadership Prize Updated: May-07-15 10:52 am
CHICAGO - The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation is planning to honor the Little Rock Nine with its Lincoln Leadership Prize later this month.
- Residents, workers protest in South African cities Updated: May-06-15 11:22 am
JOHANNESBURG - Protesters in South Africa burned tires and piled rocks across the road leading to the Soweto home of the late Nelson Mandela on Wednesday, in a demonstration against electricity bills.
- Crime and mystery writer Ruth Rendell dies at 85 Updated: May-02-15 10:12 am
LONDON - Mystery writer Ruth Rendell, who brought psychological insight and social conscience to the classic British detective story, has died at the age of 85.