Stories By Lorna Shaddick
121 Jun 2015 Sun
Almost a tenth of the world's population does not have access to safe drinking water, and a third to the most basic sanitation.
210 Jun 2015 Wed
After 43 years in solitary confinement for killing a prison guard in a 1972 riot, Albert Woodfox may soon set foot outside prison, following a federal judge's ruling for his release.
302 Jun 2015 Tue
The 75 leaders, aged between 18 and 35, were all for fellows of this year's Young South East Asian Leadership Initiative (YSEALI), which tries and strengthens leadership development, and people-to-people links between Asia and the US.
428 May 2015 Thu
"If you corrupt our shores with your corrupt enterprise, whether that is through meetings or using our world-class financial system, you will be held accountable for that corruption. Nobody is above or beyond the law," said FBI Director James Comey.
528 May 2015 Thu
As attempts were made to recapture the city of Ramadi from Islamic State control, a spokesman for President Barack Obama said the US believes that the Iraqi army "can perform well on the battlefield".
622 May 2015 Fri
During his visit to Myanmar, US Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has stressed the region's responsibility to improve conditions in Bangladesh and Myanmar's Rakhine state, home to the minority Rohingyas, as thousands of them are stranded at sea.
714 May 2015 Thu
US President Barack Obama faced a stinging rebuke from key members of his own party who announced they would block debate on his Trade Promotion Authority - a bill that would allow him to fast-track trade deals without lawmakers adding any amendments.
812 May 2015 Tue
King Salman of Saudi Arabia will not attend this week’s summit of Gulf leaders at Camp David and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef will head the delegation instead.
909 May 2015 Sat
Thousands of people gathered on Friday (May 8) at the National Mall in Washington DC to watch more than 50 vintage World War II era aircraft fly over the city, to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day.
1008 May 2015 Fri
An appeals court in New York has ruled that the bulk collection of phone data by the National Security Agency (NSA) is illegal.