- Bangladesh upholds opposition leader's death sentence Updated: Jul-29-15 2:58 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence for an influential opposition leader and an aide to a former prime minister for his role in mass killings during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971.
- Leader of Russian neo-Nazi group sentenced to life Updated: Jul-24-15 10:59 am
MOSCOW - Moscow's highest court sentenced a leader of a militant neo-Nazi group to life in prison Friday after he was convicted of ordering five brutal killings, including that of a prominent human rights lawyer.
- 2 women to vie in Taiwan presidential election for 1st time Updated: Jul-19-15 7:01 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's top two political parties have each nominated a woman for president in 2016, a historic first signaling acceptance of female leadership and kicking off a campaign highlighted so far by clashing views on ties with rival China.
- Turkey nationalists reject coalition alliance, premier says Updated: Jul-14-15 10:31 am
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's nationalist party is unwilling to join the ruling party in a coalition alliance, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Tuesday after a meeting with officials of the party which was long considered its most probable partner.
- Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite 'lunatic' lawmakers Updated: Jul-13-15 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON - Ukraine's prime minister pushed back Monday against a pair of forces threatening to undermine his fragile government, likening members of Ukraine's parliament to "lunatics" while defending a nationalist militia that is locked in a standoff with police.
- At least 2 dead in in Ukraine sports club attack Updated: Jul-11-15 3:08 pm
MOSCOW - At least two people were killed Saturday in a gun and grenade attack in a western Ukraine city involving the country's notorious nationalist militia Right Sector.
- Georgian team to appeal to UEFA over alleged flag-burning Updated: Jul-10-15 6:54 am
TBILISI, Georgia - Georgian football club Dinamo Tbilisi has said it will ask UEFA to investigate an Azerbaijani team after its fans allegedly burned the Georgian flag and displayed nationalist banners at a Europa League game.
- Taiwan stands up to China with World War II military parade Updated: Jul-04-15 3:34 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware Saturday to spotlight an old but often forgotten claim that its forces, not the Chinese Communists, led the campaign that routed imperial Japan from China 70 years ago.
- Ruling party nominee wins Turkish house speaker post Updated: Jul-01-15 11:56 am
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's parliament has elected the ruling party's candidate as its new speaker with the tacit support of a right-wing nationalist party, a move that represents a serious gesture to the ruling party as Turkey heads toward coalition-building talks.