Suzan Fraser and Gregory Katz, Agence France-Presse, Ankara | Thu, 09/03/2015 10:28 PM
The father of a 3-year-old Syrian boy photographed lying dead on a
Turkish beach has described how their overloaded boat flipped over in
the sea and he quickly realized his two sons and his wife had drowned.
Dario Thuburn, Agence France-Presse, London | Thu, 09/03/2015 10:12 PM
Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday promised Britain would fulfil
its "moral responsibilities" in the migrants crisis but resisted growing
pressure at home and abroad to accept a bigger share of Syrian
Agence France-Presse, Berlin | Thu, 09/03/2015 8:49 PM
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban warned Thursday that the wave of
refugees and migrants coming to Europe and the EU's "failed immigration
policy" threaten to undermine the continent's Christian roots.
Agence France-Presse, Istanbul | Thu, 09/03/2015 8:37 PM
Turkish authorities have arrested four suspected traffickers over the
deaths of 12 Syrian migrants in two boat sinkings, including a
three-year-old boy whose image became a viral symbol of the tragedy of
refugees, a report said Thursday.
Agence France-Presse, Tokyo | Thu, 09/03/2015 4:39 PM
Japan said Thursday it was "disappointed" there were no signs of
rapprochement in Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech to mark the 70th
anniversary of Tokyo's WWII defeat, as Beijing showed off its growing
might with a huge military parade.
Agence France-Presse, Sydney, Australia | Thu, 09/03/2015 3:56 PM
A heavily overgrown sheep had its massive fleece shorn Thursday by an
Australian national champion in a life-saving operation that animal
welfare officers said may have set a new world record for a single
Kelly Olsen, Agence France-Presse, Beijing | Thu, 09/03/2015 3:49 PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping lauded his country as a major power and a
force for world peace Thursday as he presided over a spectacular
military parade marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World
T. Avineshwaran, The Star/ANN | Thu, 09/03/2015 2:37 PM
After his strong statement on the US$700 million 'donation' in Prime
Minister Najib Razak's account, Transparency-International chair Jose
Ugaz said he had yet to receive a reply from the Malaysian government.
Erica Werner and Matthew Lee, The Associated Press, Washington | Thu, 09/03/2015 2:29 PM
President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and Israel's government.
Agence France-Presse, Sydney, Australia | Thu, 09/03/2015 10:31 AM
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Thursday said ties with Indonesia were
in "very good shape" after plunging this year when Jakarta executed two
Australians, hailing her relationship with "text buddy" counterpart