Joint push for Caribbean countries to develop a coordinated sex-offender registry announced
A joint mission to formulate a coordinated sex offender registry across 15 Caribbean nations – tracking them both in that region and eventually across the world – was announced this week, urging all governments in the sector to follow in the footsteps of Trinidad and Tobago, which was the first country in the collective to pass its own laws related to convicted sex offenders.
Saudi Arabia announces UN aid funding to stricken Yemen after CNN report
Saudi Arabia has signed a series of deals to provide more than $200 million in funding to United Nations aid agencies operating in Yemen, just days after a CNN investigation highlighted a crisis in aid funding for the war-stricken nation.
Turkey's confrontational foreign policy challenges Greece, European Union amid rising maritime tensions
NATO members Greece and Turkey have ratcheted up tensions in recent weeks over access to natural resources in the Mediterranean, causing yet another fracture in the western military alliance.
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard: 'Strike teams' sent to patrol oil-rich province
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has reportedly formed “strike teams” in the country’s capital and plans to patrol the southern oil-rich province of Khuzestan following reports of “theft and insecurity.”
Trump administration readies major arms sale to Taiwan
The Trump administration is expected to soon approve another major weapons sale including drones to Taiwan, according to congressional and administration sources. The move comes as the US and Taiwan are strengthening ties and amid mounting tensions between Washington and Beijing.
How US can help China's Uighurs, who suffer disappearances, forced abortions, other atrocities
In a new Heritage Foundation report entitled "Why the U.S. Should Issue an Atrocity Determination for Uighurs," a potent case is made for the U.S. government to issue an atrocity declaration on the Chinese government's treatment of Uighurs.
German police officers suspended over pro-Nazi photos, doctored images of refugees in gas chambers
At least 29 police officers in western Germany have been suspended pending an ongoing investigation for exchanging photos of Adolf Hitler and doctored images depicting refugees in gas chambers on their personal cellphones, state officials announced Thursday.