AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear black market seeks IS extremists

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Over the pulsating beat at an exclusive nightclub, the arms smuggler made his pitch to a client: 2.5 million euros for enough radioactive cesium to contaminate

Researcher: Children’s cancer linked to Fukushima radiation

TOKYO (AP) — A new study says children living near the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer at a rate 20 to 50 times that

The Buzz | Singer Julio Iglesias calls Donald Trump ‘a clown’

Julio Iglesias has jumped into the U.S. political debate, calling Donald Trump “a clown” over the Republican presidential candidate’s derogatory comments about Mexican migrants. The singer says he will no longer

Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel literature prize 

Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature yesterday for works that chronicled the great tragedies of the Soviet Union and those that followed in the wake of its 1991

World Briefs

CHINA Tourism officials have closed a newly opened glass walkway in a central China tourism spot after cracks appeared in the structure at the height of the weeklong National Day

Divorce is harder on ‘blue card’ holder dependents

A woman finds herself amid a divorce and a fight to maintain custody of her children. If a relationship breakdown can have an enormous impact on one’s life, circumstances and

UN office investigating donation from Ng Lap Seng

The United Nations said Wednesday its office promoting cooperation between developing countries is reviewing a USD1.5 million donation from a foundation controlled by a Macau billionaire who has been linked to an

PROFILE | Ng Lap Seng | A highly influential figure in Macau, Guangdong

Ng Lap Seng has made the news in recent weeks following his detention in New York which was handed to him after he allegedly lied to U.S. authorities regarding the

Gov’t in no position to offer remarks on UN corruption case

Local authorities gave a wide berth to the high-profile graft case involving the local businessman Ng Lap Seng, citing the stage of judicial procedures that the case was brought in

More people try to cross border illegally

Authorities have intensified their anti-stowaway watch along the shoreline of Coloane as more and more illegal migrants from across the border have been caught attempting to enter the region through