Japan passed a controversial anti-terror law on Thursday that sparked street protests and warnings from critics that it would stomp on citizens' privacy rights and lead to over-the-top police surveillance.
An International Criminal Court investigation of possible war crimes by U.S. forces in Afghanistan is not "warranted or appropriate," the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday after prosecutors in The Hague found initial grounds for such a probe.
Reported hate crimes against Muslims rose in 2015 to their highest number since the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to FBI statistics released Monday.
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Monday that she had a “reasonable basis to believe” that American soldiers committed war crimes in Afghanistan, including torture.
Police in Okinawa in Japan's southernmost prefecture issued a further arrest warrant on an already detained former U.S. Marine and base worker for the rape and murder of a 20-year old local woman in April as Okinawans are becoming increasingly incensed at the U.S. presence on the island, local media reported Thursday.
Migrants in Germany committed or tried to commit some 69,000 crimes in the first quarter of 2016, according to a police report that could raise unease, especially among anti-immigrant groups, about Chancellor Angela Merkel's liberal migrant policy.
The government has tightened surveillance on foreigners living in the country following concerns about drug trafficking cases, according to the Law and Human Rights Ministry.
The arrest of an American civilian working at a U.S. military base in connection with the slaying of a woman in Okinawa has stirred up bitter memories of crimes committed by those with ties to the U.S. military.
PARIS, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- The deputies of the French National Assembly voted Tuesday night in favor of a constitutional reform that would allow people convicted of terrorism to be stripped of their French citizenship under certain circumstances.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in Beijing on Sunday night for a four-day visit.During her visit, China will state its position on economic and trade issu
South Korean fishermen have suffered a sharp fall in the sale of aquatic products after Japan's dumping of nuclear-contaminated wastewater into the ocean."Fishermen are
China has unveiled a slew of measures to strengthen the cultivation and management of young sci-tech talents to facilitate the country's drive to achieve greater self-r
China has discovered over 30.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas reserves in the country's southwest Sichuan Province, its operator, China Petrochemical Corporation (
China's central bank held a meeting on Wednesday to enhance financial support for private enterprises, attended by high-ranking officials from regulatory bodies and rep
The First Sichuan Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative Project Jinjing Daoyin Seminar was held on Aug 26 at the foot of Mount Qingcheng in Sichuan province.Dozen
Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad and his Iranian counterpart Hussein Amir-Abdollahian on Wednesday jointly warned the United States against its reported military b
Tens of thousands of Israelis protested in cities across the country on Saturday ahead of a key decision by the Supreme Court over legislation passed by the coalition w
Chinese tech giant Huawei announced on Monday the opening of a cloud data center in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, as part of its efforts to expand its online service offer
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa won a second term in office, election officials said Saturday.Mnangagwa, 80, won 52.6 percent of the ballots against 44 percent
Former President Donald Trump plans to turn himself in and be processed in Atlanta on Thursday in connection with his indictment in Georgia, he said on social media on
Japan will start releasing more than 1 million tonnes of treated radioactive water into the ocean from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 24, said Prim
India's moon rover confirmed the presence of sulfur and detected several other elements near the lunar south pole as it searches for signs of frozen water nearly a week
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday met with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Kyiv as the senior U.S. official made a surprise visit
Thailand's Pheu Thai Party will announce later on Monday it has the backing of 14 parties in its bid to form the next government, its deputy leader said, ahead of this
Hurricane Idalia left a trail of destruction along its path through three U.S. states. In Florida, where it first made landfall in the Big Bend region, where the panhan
The South African parliament issued a statement Saturday on the success of the 15th BRICS Summit held in Johannesburg, hailing the outcomes of this "historic" summit as
Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the Wagner military group, was buried in private on Tuesday in his native city St. Petersburg, Russia.Prigozhin's press service said in a pos
The 2023 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) opened in Beijing on Saturday.Themed "openness leads development, cooperation creates a win-win future,