Government And Politics

India hedges pledge to expel Rohingya Muslims amid outcry

Aug 16, 2017

India says it is working to identify tens of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees in the country

Zimbabwe first lady wants diplomatic immunity over assault

Aug 16, 2017

South Africa's police say Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has requested diplomatic immunity over an allegation that she assaulted a young model in Johannesburg earlier this week

Big Ben backlash: Plan to silence beloved bell under review

Aug 16, 2017

Officials at the British Parliament say they will review plans to silence Big Ben during four years of repairs after politicians criticized the lengthy muting of the beloved bell

US adds Kashmir militant group to terrorism blacklists

Aug 16, 2017

The Trump administration has added a Kashmiri militant group fighting to end Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region to several terrorism blacklists, blocking any assets it may have in U.S. jurisdictions

Trump goes after Amazon, again

Aug 16, 2017

President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers."

Cambodia's tax agency denies crackdown is political

Aug 16, 2017

Cambodian tax authorities have denied there is a political motive for a crackdown on delinquent taxpayers that prominently targets media and civil society organizations critical of the government

UnitedHealth CEO to step down after run of more than decade

Aug 16, 2017

UnitedHealth Group will change leaders next month by promoting long-time executive David Wichmann to CEO to replace Stephen Hemsley, who has led the nation's largest health insurer since 2006

Kenya opposition says it will challenge election in court

Aug 16, 2017

Kenya's opposition says it will challenge presidential election results in court

UK makes a U-turn: No border posts with Ireland after Brexit

Aug 16, 2017

Britain says there must be no border posts between Northern Ireland and the Irish republic after Brexit

Radio host sues neo-Nazi website for linking him to bombing

Aug 16, 2017

A federal lawsuit accuses the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website of defaming a Muslim-American radio host by falsely labeling him the "mastermind" behind a deadly bombing at a concert in England