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  • Tunisia woman accused of indecency after alleged rape by police

     
    Hundreds of protesters thronged to a Tunis courtroom Tuesday as a woman and her fiance who accused police officers of rape and extortion defended themselves against allegations of indecency. The case has outraged Tunisian feminists and human rights...
  • Almost all EU nuclear reactors need safety upgrades, report says

     
    Bringing all of the 145 nuclear reactors in the European Union up to safety standards could cost as much as $32 billion, a European Commission report released Thursday said. Sobered by the Fukushima nuclear disaster last year in Japan that forced more...
  • Maldives' former president arrested after defying court summons

     
    Police arrested the former leader of the Maldives on Monday as he campaigned to regain the presidency, the latest chapter in the political saga roiling the tiny string of islands south of India. The winding case has rattled the young democracy, which...
  • Okinawa rape charges add to tensions over U.S. military presence

     
    Okinawa police arrested two American sailors on allegations of rape Tuesday, in a politically sensitive case that has added to longstanding tensions over the U.S. military presence on the Japanese island. The two men allegedly followed a woman as she...
  • Mali extremists vow to attack French over calls to oust militants

     
    Religious extremists who hold the northern stretches of Mali in their grip promised revenge attacks against the French after the European country pushed for military action to eject them. “They are the kind of people with whom nothing works except...
  • Swiss freeze $1 billion tied to leaders targeted in Arab Spring

     
    Switzerland has frozen more than $1 billion connected to leaders who were toppled or are still being battled in Arab Spring uprisings, Swiss official Valentin Zellweger told reporters....
  • Imprisoned lawyer in Iran goes on hunger strike

     
    An Iranian human rights lawyer whose jailing spurred an international outcry is now going on hunger strike, frustrated by restrictions on her family, her husband said Thursday. Nasrin Sotoudeh, 49, was convicted last year of acting against national...
  • Better off than 5 years ago? Most Chinese people polled say yes

     
    Are you better off than five years ago? In China, most people say yes. Seventy percent of Chinese people said their finances are better than five years ago, according to a newly released poll from the Pew Research Center. The vast majority of Chinese...
  • WikiLeaks and Anonymous spar over fundraising campaign

     
    The famous secret-spilling website found itself at odds with the loose network of hackers known as Anonymous on Wednesday after the site introduced a pop-up window seeking donations....
  • U.N. Security Council asks Mali to draw up plans to retake north

     
    The United Nations Security Council took a key step Friday toward approving military action in Mali, where religious extremists have capitalized on a Tuareg rebellion and political turmoil to seize much of the north. The resolution does not give the green...
  • Rights group: Libya didn't investigate deaths of Kadafi loyalists

     
    Despite promises to do so, Libya has failed to investigate the deaths of scores of people loyal to late strongman Moammar Kadafi, who appear to have been executed after his capture in “a bloody revenge” Human Rights Watch said in a new...
  • Some EU nations rejecting Syrians seeking asylum

     
    While the European Union denounces the escalating violence in Syria, not all of its countries have welcomed fleeing Syrians with open arms, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday. Some countries on the eastern edges of the European Union are...