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'Going Down In a Blaze of Glory.' The Brief, Crusading Life of the Cambodia Daily
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:57:00 GMTGillison produced 1,345 bylines and 97 contributing credits for The Cambodia Daily between 2006 and 2011, and served as executive editor beginning in 2009. Phann Ana represents the best of everything the Cambodia Daily stood for. In 17 years at the ...

Right-Wing Party Makes Strong Showing in German Elections
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 12:06:00 GMTChancellor Angela Merkel is in position to rule for a fourth term, according to early exit polls in Germany's national election, which also saw voters send the right-wing Alternative for Germany party (AfD) to Germany's parliament, the Bundestag.

Bali volcano eruption fears spark exodus of more than 35,000
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 05:09:00 GMTMore than 35,000 people have fled a menacing volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing it will erupt for the first time in more than half a century as increasing tremors rattle the region. The numbers Sunday from disaster officials are more ...

U.S. Adds North Korea, Venezuela and Chad to List of Nations Facing Travel Restrictions
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 21:16:00 GMTWASHINGTON—President Donald Trump on Sunday issued a new ban on entry to the U.S. that applies a range of restrictions on nationals from eight countries, including new targets Chad, North Korea and Venezuela. The new restrictions, replacing his previous ...

Germans hand Chancellor Angela Merkel a historic fourth term
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:39:00 GMTBERLIN — Germans handed Chancellor Angela Merkel a historic fourth term at the helm of Europe's economic engine Sunday, after she shepherded the country through multiple crises over the past 12 years. Her main challenger, the Social Democrats' Martin ...

President Trump Has a New Travel Ban
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 19:27:00 GMT(WASHINGTON) — Citizens of eight countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday. The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria ...

Trump: North Korean leaders 'won't be around much longer' if they strike US
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:33:00 GMT"Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N.," the president tweeted late Saturday. "If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts ...

Eurofighter pilot killed during air show crash in Italy
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:38:00 GMTThousands of people on the coast at Terracina south of Rome watched in horror Sunday as a Eurofighter jet performing in an air show crashed in the sea — killing the pilot. Italy’s air force said the jet completed a loop but then failed to get enough ...

Rescuers aren't giving up in search for earthquake survivors in Mexico
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 18:44:00 GMTAs officials turn their focus to rebuilding, rescuers continue to search for survivors in the remnants of collapsed buildings five days after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico, killing at least 319 people. In Mexico City, rescuers Sunday continued to ...

In isolated Puerto Rican town, a need for water, power — and news
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 08:37:00 GMTARECIBO, Puerto Rico — People in this ravaged city get their drinking water from a hole poked into a fire hose attached to a street hydrant. No one has power and they haven't heard from the outside world in four days, when Hurricane Maria barreled ...

Cut Off From The World, Puerto Ricans Search For A Ghost Of A Signal
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 10:25:00 GMTOn the side of a busy expressway in northern Puerto Rico, dozens of cars stand in a line, parked at careless angles off the shoulder. Drivers hold their phones out of car windows; couples walk along the grass raising their arm skyward. This is not a ...

Catalan Police Endure Pressure as Spain Cracks Down Separatists
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 12:47:00 GMTSpain’s struggle to stop Catalonia’s separatist referendum overcame a potential body blow as the region’s police force acceded to demands it take more direction from the central government in Madrid. At first, Catalan interior chief Joaquim Forn said ...

The Lengths Ukrainians Go to in Their Quest for Foreign Cars
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 21:06:00 GMTTake a close look at the cars crawling through Kiev’s traffic-laden streets and you’ll notice something odd: a surprisingly large number of them aren’t registered in Ukraine. The explanation isn’t a sudden inflow of tourists, but rather a work ...

Somalia chides its regions for cutting ties with Qatar
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 21:16:00 GMTSomalia's government has rebuked its three semi-autonomous regions for cutting ties with Qatar, saying it was determined to stay neutral in the Gulf state's dispute with other Arab states. The region of Galmudug issued a statement on Wednesday saying it ...



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