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Madagascar President Former Presidents To Run In Nov 7 Vote

ANTANANARIVO – Incumbent Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampianina and his political rival, former president Marc Ravalomanana, will vie for the post at an...

In Northeast Nigerian Camp One In 200 Young Children Died Over Two Weeks

ABUJA – More than one of every 200 children aged under five at a camp in northeast Nigeria died in just two weeks in early August, according to Reuters...

Federal Probe Targets Ohio State Over Sex Abuse Allegations

– Federal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into how Ohio State University officials responded to allegations of sexual abuse by a now-deceased...

No People No Problem For Reclusive Forest Dwellers In Belarus

YUKHOVICHI, Belarus – Tamara and Yuri Baikov knew it was time to move away from their village when one of their ducks wandered into a neighbor’s plot of...

Germany Reaches Deal On Sending Back Migrants To Greece

BERLIN – Germany has reached an agreement with Greece to send back migrants to the Mediterranean country if they have already applied for asylum there, a German...

Merkel Lowers Expectations Before Talks With Putin

BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she did not expect her Saturday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to produce any particular...

Germany Looks At Easing Immigration Laws To Fill Skilled Labor Gaps

BERLIN – The German cabinet will soon decide on a proposal to make it easier for skilled workers from outside the European Union to move to Germany to take a job,...

Japan Ministries May Have Fiddled Numbers Of Disabled Employees Media

TOKYO – Several ministries in Japan may have been inflating for decades the number of disabled people they employ in order to meet quotas, media said on Friday,...

The Rohingya Lists Refugees Compile Their Own Record Of Those Killed In Myanmar

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh – Mohib Bullah is not your typical human rights investigator. He chews betel and he lives in a rickety hut made of plastic and...

In Indias Citizenship Test A Spelling Error Can Ruin A Family

DHUBRI, India – Riyazul Islam says he had to produce family documents going back to 1951 to prove he was an Indian and not an illegal Bangladeshi immigrant. But a...