US: Myanmar military led ‘extreme’ violence against Rohingya

Asia & Pacific 09/24/18, 18:49

A U.S. government investigation has found that Myanmar's military targeted Rohingya civilians indiscriminately and often with "extreme brutality" in a coordinated campaign to drive the minority Muslims out of the country.The hard-hitting State Department report released Monday is based on a survey this spring of more than 1,000 refugees among ...

Ivory Coast Ruling Coalition Splits over Feud

World 09/24/18, 15:09

Recent rift, exacerbated in part by President Alassane Ouattara cabinet reshuffle in July, strained relations and put coalition at risk ahead of local elections next month and presidential election in 2020

Greece: Drones used to spot tax cheats on Santorini

Europe 09/24/18, 13:56

Tax authorities say they have used surveillance drones in Greece for the first time to spot violations on Santorini, where tourists were allegedly being taken on boat tours of the island's sea-filled volcanic crater without getting receipts.Greece's Independent Authority for Public Revenue said Monday that the one-day operation last week ...