Attacked in bed, safe a few feet away: Cuba mystery deepens

U.S. officials say it was as if victims were walking back and forth through some invisible wall cutting through the room. Share AP has learned that so-called health attacks in Havana indicate some of the incidents were confined to specific rooms or even parts of rooms with laser-like specificity, baffling U.S. officials who say the […]

Soldiers on Europe’s streets dent NATO’s defense edge

Jan Bartunek 7 Min Read BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The use of armed soldiers to patrol alongside pavement cafes and selfie-snapping tourists in European cities since jihadi attacks risks compromising deployments overseas, military leaders say. Belgium and major military power France, both active in EU and NATO missions, have cut back training to free up troops […]

Message to the world from Ahessan, a Rohingya

“I want the world to put themselves in our shoes – we are humans in the same way that you are humans.” Ahessan, 30, comes from Rakhine State, Myanmar, which he fled in recent weeks. My name is Ahessan, I am 30 years old. Before the crisis, I was a farmer in my home village […]

Wahlkampf: “Das Land ist verstopft von Nostalgikern”

Digitale Angsthasen und rechte Heulsusen dominieren die Agenda, meint Kampagnenexperte Frank Stauss. An der Vergreisung des Wahlkampfs ist auch Martin Schulz gescheitert. ZEIT ONLINE: Zehn Tage sind es bis zur Bundestagswahl, doch es gibt immer noch kein zündendes Wahlkampfthema. Wieso ist das so? Frank Stauss: Wir erleben den ersten Wahlkampf für das vergreisende Deutschland. Jeder […]

Students die in Malaysia dormitory fire

At least 23 students and teachers died at the religious school in the Malaysian capital. At least 23 students and teachers have died in a fire at a religious school in Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. The fire at the Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah broke out in the early hours of Thursday morning. The victims are […]

Florida nursing home deaths spur efforts to protect elderly

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Emergency workers around hurricane-scarred Florida worked to make sure elderly residents were safe, evacuating multiple assisted-living facilities, after eight people died in a sweltering nursing home that lost its air conditioning in the storm. In one of the latest actions to protect older residents, firefighters helped relocate 122 people late Wednesday […]