- UN official praises China's assistance to Nepal after quake Updated: May-04-15 8:55 am
BEIJING - The leader of the U.N. Development Program on Monday praised China's relief efforts in Nepal and said the country's importance to global development will only grow.
- Jordan says international aid for Syria refugees falls short Updated: Apr-30-15 11:10 am
AMMAN, Jordan - A Cabinet minister says international aid has repeatedly fallen short of Jordan's needs for dealing with the influx of Syrian refugees, suggesting the kingdom might restrict their entry if the crisis exacerbates unemployment and poverty.
- Australia wary of escalating rift after Indonesia executions Updated: Apr-29-15 2:04 pm
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia said it would withdraw its ambassador to Indonesia after two Australians were among eight drug traffickers executed by the Southeast Asian country Wednesday, but was wary of escalating hostilities with its neighbor despite a public outcry.
- Oxfam America helping with international response to Nepal Updated: Apr-27-15 3:17 pm
BOSTON - Oxfam America says it is working with its international affiliate to help victims of the Nepal earthquake and is accepting donations for relief efforts.
- How to help Nepal earthquake victims Updated: Apr-26-15 4:10 pm
Aid groups are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed more than 2,500 people. Here's a look at humanitarian efforts under way in Nepal and how to donate online:
- World offers help after Nepal quake, but few know scope yet Updated: Apr-25-15 11:06 pm
LONDON - As world leaders and global charities try to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated parts of tiny, mountainous Nepal, they are preparing emergency aid for the survivors but worrying how to make sure it gets there.
- US lets in Thai fish caught by slaves despite law Updated: Apr-22-15 12:54 am
WASHINGTON - In its first report on trafficking around the world, the U.S. criticized Thailand as a hub for labor abuse. Yet 14 years later, seafood caught by slaves on Thai boats is still slipping into the supply chains of major American stores and supermarkets.
- A look at the Itty Bitty nations coming to MicroCon 2015 Updated: Apr-10-15 3:31 am
Want to be king, queen, president or grand potentate of your very own country? All you really need to do is proclaim yourself as one, come up with a catchy name and make a flag. "Most micronations are one-man shows, to be completely honest with you," says President Kevin Baugh of the Republic of Molossia