LIVE: Jayalalithaa dead; Narendra Modi arrives in Chennai to pay last respects
She struggled for poor people&took initiatives that other states followed. TN & whole country has lost a lot: Manohar Parrikar #jayalalithaa pic.twitter.com/xIybdx6F3b. — ANI (@ANI_news) December 6, 2016. 11:57 (IST). How Jayalalithaa changed Tamil ...
Mass suicide fears after death of revered lady in green, Jayaram Jayalalithaa
Jayalalithaa, Charismatic Indian Politician and 'Mother' of Tamil Nadu, Dies
Indian state names successor as thousands mourn charismatic leader
Could Dakota Access pipeline move after permit denial?
OMAHA, Neb. - The Army's refusal to grant a permit for the Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross beneath the Missouri River has focused more attention on alternative routes, but several other options already have been considered and rejected as being ...
Fate of North Dakota pipeline may fall to Trump
Army will not grant easement for Dakota Access Pipeline crossing | Article | The United States Army
Cuba starts return to normal as mourning for Castro ends
HAVANA -- Music is playing in the streets again. Tourists are sipping mojitos at sidewalk cafes. Flags are flapping at full staff. After nine days of national mourning for Fidel Castro, Cuba is slowly returning to noisy, boisterous normality. Cuba is a ...
Cuba's sugar exports help explain the rise of Fidel Castro
Castro's death reveals our divided world views
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Japanese PM will visit Pearl Harbor to pay respects, not to apologize
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he will visit Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of this month, becoming the first leader of his country to go to the U.S. Naval base in Hawaii that Japan attacked in 1941, propelling ...
Japanese leader Abe won't apologize at Pearl Harbor
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe plans landmark visit to Pearl Harbor
After Pearl Harbour, this mail plane was sent on a mission to find the attackers ... with three rifles
Trump's Taiwan call could disrupt 'very calibrated dance' between US, China
More than two decades before U.S. president-elect Donald Trump's phone call with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen broke longstanding diplomatic protocol last week, one of Tsai's predecessors triggered a scary response from China. One that eventually ...
Trump signals tougher China policy, possibly by accident
Trump's team deliberately provoked China with Taiwan call, say insiders
Donald Trump fires opening shot in risky test of wills with China
U.S. president-elect Donald Trump's official call with the leader of Taiwan breaks diplomatic protocol, a move that could jeopardize co-operation with China against North Korean nuclear proliferation, climate-change measures and lead to an economic and military standoff, Asia analysts warn.
Speakers for raising awareness of gender-based violence
PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar stressed the need for creating awareness among different segments of society, especially students, about gender-based violence (GBV). The seminar was organised by Sach-Struggle for Change, an NGO, in collaboration ...
Beyond Reactive Approaches to Violence Against Women
Victorian government launches its first gender equality strategy: What this means for business
UN Leaders Call for Funding to End Violence Against Women and Girls
Founder of Oakland artists' colony showed little regard for others, colleagues say
SAN FRANCISCO -- The founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death saw himself as a kind of guru and loved to surround himself with followers but showed chilling disregard for their well-being, according to ...
Death toll rises to 36 from California warehouse inferno
Before deadly Oakland fire, Ghost Ship warehouse was scene of legal sparring and tenant drama
Teens, music makers among California warehouse fire victims
Former vice-president Al Gore, a leading voice in the fight against climate change, and Donald Trump, who at one point called it a hoax, met on Monday in what Gore called a "productive" session.
Standing Rock Sioux chairman will support pipeline fights — but his goal isn’t to stop all pipelines
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe chairman Dave Archambault, who has been at the centre of a contentious pipeline debate in North Dakota, says he's willing to support future pipeline fights — including those in Canada.
Russia and China on Monday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have demanded a seven-day truce in Syria's Aleppo, with Russia arguing it would allow rebels to regroup and that time was needed for talks between Washington and Moscow.
A judge on Monday handed down a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for a Georgia man convicted of murder by jurors who believed he had intentionally left his toddler son in a hot SUV to die.