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First Census for Bosnia in Over 20 Years

First Census for Bosnia in Over 20 Years

Bosnia launched its first census as an independent state on Tuesday, a politically charged event that has revived ethnic rifts and could shake the delicate power-sharing system that helped end the country’s 1992-95 war. The 15-day survey, the first in ...

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Deadly Quake in Pakistan Creates an Island

Deadly Quake in Pakistan Creates an Island

A massive earthquake struck a remote, rural area in Pakistan today, killing at least 39 people and creating a new island off the Pakistani coastline. “It was nothing short of a miracle,” Behram Baloch, a resident of the southern port ...

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Egyptian Unrest Could Lead to Energy Market Turmoil

Egyptian Unrest Could Lead to Energy Market Turmoil

After last week’s bloody crackdown by the Egyptian army, fears of a disruption of oil supplies to the West have boosted the oil price. Brent crude prices were propelled to a four-month high of $111.23 on Thursday. If the turmoil gets ...

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Deadly Train Derailment in Spain

Deadly Train Derailment in Spain

Spanish railway company Renfe confirmed the train had come off the tracks near the city of Santiago de Compostela in the Galicia region. A Renfe spokesman told AFP news agency several people had been killed and several more injured. Spanish ...

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Kerry Meets with Concerned Syrian Refugees

Kerry Meets with Concerned Syrian Refugees

Visiting the sprawling Zaatari refugee camp in northern Jordan near the Syrian border, Kerry met six representatives of its 115,000-strong population, all of whom appealed to him for the U.S. and its allies to create no-fly zones and set up ...

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